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Resolved: That Damn Tree Will Get Recycled!

How to recycle your Christmas Tree in Los Angeles
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It's a Christmas Tree, a Hanukkah Bush, or a Kwanzaa Shrub. Call it what you will, but the bottom line is, it's a chopped down tree you hauled home on the roof of your car sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve and it's now a brittle fire hazard taking up space in the house you resolved on January 1st to "Keep More Clean!" You may have also resolved to "Be More Green!" so let's start with recycling that Christmas Tree.Not much has changed (at least in the realm of tree recycling) since we got on your case told you about recycling your tree last year. The City of LA's Bureau of Sanitation has a webpage all about their Tree Recycling Program, and where you can go TODAY to drop off your tree, and how to prep it.

Can't fit that in to your busy day of exercising, cooking healthy meals, drinking more water, reading more, and seeing more live music (oh, wait, those are some of my resolutions!)? Earlier this week, Green LA Girl shared some options for Treecycling all over town--so there's no excuse for just leaving that sad pile of dried-out branches on the curb (plus, that's like, totally illegal). Recycle that tree, dammit!