Choosing a Holiday Tree…or not to cut
- Holiday at the ZOO! // National Geographic Kids;Dec2007/Jan2008, Issue 376, p24
This article focuses on leftover Christmas trees being donated by sellers to zoos every year. For animals, these recyclables help stimulate animals, keep them active and engaged in the environment, according to John Gramieri of the San Antonio Zoo in Texas. These recyclables are considered as...
- have yourself a merry recycling christmas. McCulley, Russell // New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles;Dec2006, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p18
The article provides information on various ways on how to recycle Christmas decorations as well as Christmas plants and trees. Various information regarding the caring of poinsettia plants after its usage during the holidays is provided. Furthermore, several tips have been carried out intended...
- It's a Wrap! // Better Homes & Gardens;Dec2007, Vol. 85 Issue 12, p116
The article provides tips for using recycled gift wrapping materials and Christmas decorations. Alternatives for expensive gift wrapping paper may include brown paper doodled with comic book heroes and other types of simple paper. The Christmas tree may be decorated with a post-holiday bird...
- Old tree, new year. Boldan, Mary Louise // Mother Earth News;Nov/Dec90, Issue 126, p14
Suggests ten ways to recycle your Christmas tree. Cut off branches and use the trunk to edge a garden; Place the boughs on flower beds to protect them from winter freezes; Contact National Park Service or local recycling program for special environmental projects; More.
- THE HOLIDAY TREE. Colwell-Lipson, Corey; Colwell, Lynn // Mothering;Nov/Dec2009, Issue 157, p46
The article offers suggestions for buying, making or recycling a christmas tree including the use of potted tree, using artificial tree and recycling them into tree fences after they are used.
- Yuletide recycling. // Waste News;01/08/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 32, p1
Presents information on Christmas tree recycling collections in San Francisco, California, from 1995 to 1999.
- Spreading a mulch of cheer. Rodda, Kelli // Business Press;12/27/96, Vol. 9 Issue 35, p6
Reports that several cities in Tarrant County, Texas are offering Christmas tree recycling in an effort to redirect Yuletide symbols out of the landfills and into resident flower beds in the form of mulch. Number of Christmas trees that were recycled in 1995; Drop-off location; Schedule for...
- Recycling Watch: Christmas Trees. // Waste Age;Jan2001, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p26
Cites facts related to recycling of Christmas trees. Percentage of recycled Christmas trees through community programs in the United States; Five most common uses for recycled Christmas trees; Percentage of Christmas trees grown on farms in the U.S. and Canada; Replanting of tree for every...
- New York Christmas Tree Pickup Gets the Axe. Schenkman, Lynn // Waste Age;Jan2003, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p12
Reports on the elimination of the New York City Compost Project, which included funds for a special Christmas tree recycling pickup. Other recycling projects that were eliminated; Reasons behind the elimination of Christmas tree recycling from New York City's budget; Information on the...