Facts And Details On Recycling Your Christmas Tree In Alexandria

The Christmas season has come and gone and some residents in Alexandria are getting prepared to remove the Christmas decorations from their home. Some residents are however waiting until after the new year to remove their Christmas decorations.

Unlike your Christmas decorations which can be removed at any time and stores away safely, residents in Alexandria need to be aware of when and how to recycle their Christmas Tree. The National Fire Protection Association recommends that residents remove their trees immediately or when they get dry. Christmas tress are biodegradable and is used for mulch or other purposes. A such the City of Alexandria will be doing collection of Christmas Trees for trash collection residents.

Trees set for curb side collection should have all ornaments, tinsel and stands removed before tree can be collected for recycling. The trees will be recycled and be available for use as mulch. Residents who do not have trash collection services can recycle their trees by dropping it off at any drop off recycling center. Residents can also use the tree for yard waste or organize for pickup of the tree from a non profit organization in the City.

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Jodi has been trained in Data Entry, Operations Management and Administrative tasks. She also holds a Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance with a hope of pursuing a Masters in Banking and Finance. She is a senior writer for Nesbitt Realty and an expert on Alexandria Virginia. Outside of work, Jodi enjoys spending time with her son and her family.