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Christmas Trees

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Philadelphia’s Christmas Tree Recycling Program Begins Jan. 6

Philadelphia residents can start dropping off their Christmas trees for recycling on Monday, January 6th.

12/30/2013

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Blog: Uber & Home Depot to Deliver Xmas Trees Thursday

By Jim Donovan: Too busy to go shopping for a Christmas tree? Well tomorrow, Thursday December 5th you can use your smartphone and have a Christmas tree delivered right to your door. Uber is teaming […]

12/04/2013

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Chauffeuring App ‘Uber’ Offers Christmas Tree Deliveries on Thursday

For a total of $135, a netted Frazer Fir, seven to eight feet tall and fixed with a stand, will be delivered from Home Depot to your door.

12/04/2013

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Some Evergreens Are Not

They may look like Christmas trees, but ‘deciduous conifers’ don’t stay ever green through the winter.

12/03/2013

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Dreaming Of A Green Christmas

This holiday season, deck the halls with green decor, re-purposed wrapping paper and LED Christmas lights.

11/25/2013

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Recycling Your Christmas Tree

As the New Year turns, many real Christmas trees will soon find a second life as garden mulch thanks to community recycling programs. You can also recycle your tree yourself at home. Here are a few tips.

12/31/2012

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Philadelphia Encouraging Residents To Bring Trees In For Recycling

The Streets Department says it is offering an environmentally friendly alternative for the disposal of your Christmas tree after the holidays.

12/27/2012

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Making The Most Of Christmas Tree Extras

I always like to get one that has extra branches at the bottom that we’ll need to cut off for it to fit in the tree stand. That’s because branches are great for decorating and spreading that Christmas-tree scent around the house.

12/19/2012

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The Real Challenges Of A Real Christmas Tree

Two things are true – real Christmas trees are thirsty and they’re sticky. Here are two real solutions to keep your tree fresh and your hands clean.

12/18/2012

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Ecology Expert Says A Real Christmas Tree is the Way To Go

“It sounds a little counterintuitive because you hear us greenies tell you all the time, ‘reusable this, reusable that,’ ” notes a Sierra Club editor.

12/15/2012

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Big Sales On Christmas Trees On Christmas Eve

Many people wait to last minute to buy their Christmas trees.

12/24/2011

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Don’t Let Pine Needles Needle You

If you’re tired of having Christmas tree needles all over your floor… sweep them up and toss them in your garden – evergreen boughs and needles make good mulch.

01/03/2011

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Funky Feathered Trees Are All The Rage This Christmas

A South Street business is selling trendy Christmas trees and ornaments that may tickle your fancy.

12/18/2010

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New Types Of Christmas Trees Hit The Market

Tree growers have been experimenting with new types of Christmas trees and some new ones are starting to hit the markets.

12/06/2010