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Christmas ‘Treecycling’ Events Held Throughout Philadelphia

Weeks removed from Christmas, residents throughout the Delaware Valley may be left wondering what to do with their tree.


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Philly Kicks Off Christmas Tree Recycling Program

By Jim Donovan: Philadelphia’s Residential Christmas Tree Recycling Program kicked off today and will run through Saturday, January 17. The 26-year old program was developed by the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division to provide citizens with […]


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How To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Once the holiday season is over, learn how to dispose of your Christmas tree in the most eco-friendly way possible.


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Deck The Halls With Pet Safety In Mind

There are a few things to be aware of as you decorate for the holidays in order to keep your companion animals safe this season.


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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Dec. 5

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!


Christmas Trees at Exley's in Sewell, N.J. (Credit: David Madden)

NJ Farm Offers Bountiful, Healthy Crop Of Christmas Trees

Exley’s has been selling holiday trees for over 30 of its more than 50 year history in Sewell.


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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Dec. 3

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!


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Reading’s ‘Pathetic,’ ‘Ugly’ Holiday Tree To Stay Put

The Charlie Brown-esque tree drew criticism from residents which then led to plans for a replacement.


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‘Ugly’ Christmas Tree In Pa. Prompts Public Outcry

Reading’s spindly 50-foot spruce drew the ire of residents who said it was ruining their holiday spirit.


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Top Tree-lighting Ceremonies In The Philly Area

The holiday season just isn’t official until the trees have been lit downtown. Here are some of the area’s best tree lighting events and ceremonies.


Spectators enjoy the celebration during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Coming From Pa.

Workers cut down the 13-ton tree and a crane hoisted it onto a trailer Wednesday morning for the 155-mile journey to midtown Manhattan. It’ll be illuminated for the first time on Dec. 3 in a ceremony that’s been held since 1933.


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Nature Provides Decorative Touch

If you look out your window on a winter’s day, it’s easy to see where most christmas decorations find their inspiration.


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Time To Start Thinking About Recycling The Tree (And Electronics As Well)

By now, the Christmas tree is up and decorated (hopefully!), but it’s the time to mark your January calendar for recycling — both tree recycling and “e” recycling — as in electronics.


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Christmas Tree Arrives At Pa. Capitol

The guests of honor at the ceremony where the 21-foot Douglas Fir was lit were members of the military.


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Lehigh Valley Tree Farmer Provides White House Christmas Tree For Third Year

The White House takes delivery, today, of its official Christmas tree– an 18-and-a-half-foot Douglass fir from right here in Eastern Pennsylvania. This is the third time the Lehigh Valley’s Crystal Springs farm has provided the first family’s tree.