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5 steps to reusing your Christmas tree

By: Meredith Darlington on Dec. 31, 2009, 7:10 a.m.
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Take it to the curb

Check with your community's curbside collection service. It's likely that Christmas tree pickup will be available only on specific dates. If Boy Scout troops in your area offer tree pickup, they'll also deliver your tree to a local recycling center.