Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Recycle, Recycle, Recycle

Christmas trees are a renewablerecyclable and biodegradable resource. 

Real Christmas trees are completely renewable.
For every one Christmas tree that is cut down, two or three more are planted. It takes about 7 to 10 years for that tree to become mature enough to be harvested. During that time, that tree provides for the cycle of life; taking in carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen. Once that tree has adorned a home, it can be used as a source of fuel for heating homes and businesses. The ashes can then be spread in fields for fertilizer, thus starting the cycle of life all over again.  Read more…

Information furnished courtesy of Christmas Tree Farmers of  New York

 

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