Recycle your Christmas tree at any of Delaware's 25 yard waste sites.

How to recycle your Christmas tree into rich soil

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Culture

Stay in the holiday spirit this last week of 2022 and help conserve and improve Delaware’s soil by recycling your Christmas tree.  The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is asking First Staters to give their real trees to a yard waste recycling site rather than dumping them off in landfills.  According to DNREC, 176,000 tons of grass, …

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Got a big tree? Rehoboth Beach wants it for Christmas

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

With mid-July temperatures hovering around 90 degrees Fahrenheit, Christmas is likely one of the last things on your mind.  The City of Rehoboth Beach, however, is already pine-ing for this year’s Christmas tree.  Each year, the seaside resort town turns to the larger community in search of a tree tall and shapely enough to meet its residents’ high expectations.  That’s …

Dec. 26 is coming. Here’s how to recycle your Christmas tree

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Taking down your Christmas tree may not be on your mind just yet — but when the time comes, DNREC’s got your back.  The agency is encouraging Delawareans to “regift their real Christmas trees to the environment” by recycling them at one of the many yard waste recycling facilities located throughout the state.  Once donated, trees are processed into mulch …