Christmas Day is over and a lot of people are starting to take down their trees. Even if you still have your tree up and don’t plan on disposing of it anytime soon, you should think about where you’ll be taking your tree when the season’s over.
All over the United States, cities are offering to recycle Christmas trees. Here are some links you should check out.
In San Diego, the Christmas Tree Recycling Program will run until January 23.
Chicago will offer gifts to anyone dropping off their trees on January 12.
The Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Foundation will turn trees into mulch on January 5, and provides a list of drop-off locations.
Boy Scouts in Seattle are mobilizing to collect trees and recycle them.
Tree recycling centers in northern Arizona have already put up collection bins in several locations.
If you’re from Longmont, Colorado, you can check out five recycling sites for your tree.
North Carolina’s Durham and Wake counties are also recycling trees.