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Dec. 29, 2007 at 12:04pm

Get Rid of Your Tree (Sans Fire)

Getting rid of a holiday tree here in Tacoma is pretty easy with our local recycling program. You can toss it in your yard debris bin throughout most of January (though if it fits I don't see why you couldn't do so anytime). If it doesn't fit you can chop it into 3' lengths and leave it on the curb during yard debris pick-up weeks. They don't take flocked trees (which I can believe anyone would pay for in the first place) and be sure to remove all the decorations.

More on the City's website

Best get rid of it now else it might succumb to a wayward candle or hot bulb and might go up like this guy demonstrates in his Tacoma driveway.

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by Mandiferous on 12/30/2007 @ 8:33am
It wasn't my idea to buy a flocked tree this year, but of course the disposal of it is going to fall on me.

What is flocking made of, anyway? I wonder if there's some way I could recycle it into insulation... or feed it to the mice living in my pantry.

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