Christmas trees topic page

2:07 am on Wednesday December 26, 2012

How to recycle that Christmas tree and assorted holiday consumables

Image by Flickr user katielehart Christmas has come, and if you bought a chopped-down tree you're likely itching to ditch it. Charleston County residents can recycle their trees by leaving them curb-side for yard waste pick-up and they will be...
3:51 am on Tuesday January 3, 2012

Now that Christmas is over, here's what to do with your tree

Flickr user watchcaddy If your Christmas holiday was a great time, then keep up the good spirits by properly disposing of your tree by mulching it — if, however, your Christmas was a disaster, take solace in knowing that the icon of those bad...
2:54 am on Monday December 27, 2010

No need to wait until June: Getting rid of that Christmas tree is easier than you think

Image by Flickr user katielehart Christmas has come, and if you bought a chopped-down tree you're likely itching to ditch it. Charleston County residents who live within a municipality can recycle their trees by leaving them curb-side for yard...
11:34 am on Thursday December 23, 2010

A Christmas tree not in the family budget? Beaufort's Grayco is here to help

Flickr user lapideo Rather than just mulch their leftover Christmas trees, the Grayco on Lady's Island has decided to start giving away their remaining stock of 200 trees to those who were skipping the traditional icon to spare the expense.  WTOC 11...
11:00 am on Wednesday December 15, 2010

A few reminders on how to green up your holiday

Image by Flickr user sdminor81Charleston County’s Environmental Management Department staff would like to remind all residents that they are here to help citizens make their holidays a little “greener.” Christmas trees and greenery can be recycled (...
1:35 pm on Saturday November 27, 2010

Charleston and North Charleston Christmas parades and festivals and events, oh my

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitel Christmas lights in Marion Square are set to be lit on December 4.Now that your belly has been stuffed with turkey and your toes trampled by deal seekers it's officially the Christmas season and there's more than a...
9:00 am on Tuesday December 29, 2009

Charleston County offers green options for this year's Christmas trees (update with more green)

Image by Flickr user crunchytoast Update December 29, 1 p.m.: Just spotted this clip at NBC News 2 that has some tips about ways to repurpose that our even more green than mulching; see it over here. First reporting: It's almost that time again. ...
8:00 am on Monday December 28, 2009

Anderson area reusing Christmas trees as fish nesting areas

Image by Flickr user minor9th Folks near Anderson aren't letting their lovely Christmas tree spend it's final days out on the curb. Instead, they're donating them to be used at Lake Hartwell, where they can provide nesting areas for fish. Read about...
11:30 am on Monday December 14, 2009

Recycle your Christmas tree and receive a free bag of compost

Image by Flickr user Jack AmickCharleston County’s Environmental Management Department will be recycling real – not artificial – Christmas trees and turning them into compost for residents to use for gardening this spring. Here's what you need to...
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