Tomorrow is Falling Needles Family Fest Day, National Bicarbonate of Soda Day and Bacon Day.
Falling Needles Family Fest Day: serves as a reminder to clean up and recycle the live Christmas tree.
Every state offers recycling options, many with pick up.
You can mulch the tree for bedding around your home or donate it to mulching programs.
You can provide shelter to birds and other critters during the winter months. You can also use the tree as a place to hang treats to feed them. The tree will need some anchoring. When winter is over, you can still use the tree for other recycling needs.
After your tree provided shelter to the birds, it can also offer shelter to the fish, too. In ponds and lakes, trees are used to create protection for spawning and feeding.
Your tree should never be burned in a wood stove or fireplace indoors due to the type of oils in fir and evergreen trees. The tree may however, be chopped and used in the fire pit outdoors.
Depending on where you live, Christmas trees may be used as soil erosion barriers for lakes, rivers, and dunes.
Save a tree and buy an artificial one! They last for years, don’t need to be watered and they don’t dry out. They can be repurposed, donated to charity if still in good shape, and if take apart can be recycled in some areas.
“Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, but nothing can resist it.” ~ unknown
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