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5 steps to reusing your Christmas tree

By: Meredith Darlington on Dec. 31, 2009, 7:10 a.m.
2-D Christmas tree with lights and ornaments

Photo: Meredith Darlington/MNN

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Pack it up

Whether you're the type who can't wait to get rid of your Christmas tree or the type who is sad to see it go, you can wrap up your holiday the green way by recycling your tree. You probably already reuse your lights and ornaments, so don't skimp when it comes to the most important part. (Text and illustrations: Meredith Darlington)