Where In Houston Can You Recycle Your Christmas Tree?—As Admirable Act As Recycling Your Tree Is, America Refuses To Address Climate Change
Christmas Day is over.
While you may be more tired of your relatives than you are of your Christmas Tree, it is the tree that you will have to ditch.
The City of Houston offers Christmas Tree recycling services.
This is just one of the many ways that government helps everyday people.
The City of Houston has also been nice enough to make available the flier you see at the top of the post.
Free materials for bloggers to use is indeed a fine city service.
Every year, Houstonians discard thousands of used Christmas trees that could be recycled into useable items. The COH is encouraging residents to recycle their Christmas trees to give them a new lease on life and make the recycling of Christmas trees a family tradition.
Please remove tinsel, lights, ornaments, plastic tree stands and plastic water bowls from the trees. The recycled trees will be converted into mulch, which will in turn help save landfill space and help preserve the environment.
That is very helpful information.
Of course–as good a deed as recycling your tree may be and as good as it make you feel–this does not change the fact that climate change is real, and may well be due to human activity on the Earth.
The problem is that Republicans, and the wealthy interests that own the Republican Party, won’t even allow us to collect the data that would help resolve this issue.
That is a problem for somebody else far away.
Our pious nation lives the Christmas spirit of consumption all year round.
Here is a website that has a lot of information about Christmas tree recycling and, also, offers a list of links from around the nation about where you can recycle your tree.