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Virginia Cooperative Extension provides tips for recycling your Christmas tree

BLACKSBURG, Va., Dec. 20, 2013 – Selecting a real Christmas tree over an artificial tree is an environmentally friendly decision because of the renewable nature of real trees.

But what should families do with the Christmas tree after the holidays have passed? If the tree is taken to a landfill for disposal, the environmental benefits end there.

Virginia Cooperative Extension agriculture and natural resources agent Adam Downing has some creative suggestions for getting the most out of your tree after the holidays.



Virginia Cooperative Extension tips can help keep your home, family safe during the holidays

Christmas tree

Following fire safety tips can help keep the holidays safe.

By: Allison Hedrick

Wintertime — especially during the holidays — can be a risky time for health and safety. Virginia Cooperative Extension safety specialist Bobby Grisso has some tips to keep your family and home safe this holiday season. Read More