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A picture of someone cleaning up pine needles with dustpan and brush for an LCA post on recycling your Christmas tree.

Simple Tricks to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

When the holidays are over and you’ve finally had it with the pine needles, don’t just toss that tree out with the trash. There are plenty of eco-friendly solutions to help you recycle your Christmas tree instead: You could take the holiday spirit outside by decorating the tree with edible treats for birds and wildlife;…

A picture of a live Christmas tree left on the curb for recycling. LCA

Don’t Trash That Christmas Tree! Recycle It Instead

The pine needles are piling up and it’s about time to put away the holiday decorations. But if you have a live Christmas tree, don’t just toss it out with the trash! There are quite a few eco-friendly solutions to consider instead. In fact, most municipalities offer curbside pickup of Christmas trees, which are then…

This Year, Give the Gift of Holiday Safety

The holidays are almost upon us, and while they will likely look different for many of us this year, holiday safety should always be a priority. While candles, holiday lights and Christmas trees make our homes look beautiful, they can also pose a serious fire risk. According to the National Fire Protection Association, candles start…

Simple Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

As the holidays wind down and the pine needles pile up, it’s time to consider what to do with your Christmas tree. Don’t just toss it out with the trash, though. There are quite a few eco-friendly solutions to consider instead. Residents of Bethlehem, Allentown and some other local municipalities can set their tree out…

Make it a green holiday: Recycle!

As the end of the holiday season draws near, there’s one more gift you can give: recycling your trees, boxes, wrapping paper, greeting cards and even electrical devices — like that string of lights that never works right. Christmas trees can be reused in a number of ways you’d probably never even thought about. If you…

Don’t trash that tree!

When the holiday season is over and you’re taking down the decorations, make sure you dispose of that tree properly. First, ensure all garland, ornaments and hooks are removed. If you have room on your property, an evergreen can make a great bird feeder. Fasten it to the ground, and add suet balls, orange slices…

How “green” is your Christmas tree?

It’s the holiday season, and for a large number of Americans — including many of us here at LCA — that means it’s time to put up a Christmas tree. According to the National Christmas Tree Association, between 25 million and 30 million real Christmas trees are sold in the U.S. each year. On the…