How to Recycle This Year’s Christmas Tree

by Hanna Embry on

You’ve spent the holidays celebrating with loved ones, as well as basking in the warm light from your holiday tree. Whether you celebrate Yule, Christmas, or a variety of seasonal holidays, having a holiday tree is extremely popular. But how exactly can you recycle this year’s Christmas tree?

In order to make your life less complicated, as well as give you more time to read those viral Cats reviews, here is a list of things you can do with your holiday tree. Let’s take a look at all the ways you can recycle this year’s holiday Tree.

Take This Year’s Christmas Tree to a Recycling Site

All in all, one of the most straight forward ways to recycle your holiday centerpiece is to take it to a tree drop-off and recycle center. Not only do they use the chipped up wood for parks, but you can also use it for mulch in your own yard! Check with your local government to see if you have a holiday tree drop-off site.

Fire it Up!

If you have a fire pit, or a fireplace, then you can chop up your Christmas Tree to make firewood. Please check with your local ordinances before creating a fire pit and burning up your tree!


One of the best ways to recycle this year’s Christmas Tree is to use it for art! Here are a few things you can create with your holiday tree:

  • Wooden Coasters
  • Wooden Trays
  • Wreathes
  • Needle Art
  • So much more!

Find a way to creatively use your Christmas tree, as well as make something beautiful, by using it for art!

Recycle This Year’s Christmas Tree for the Planet!

No matter how you use your Christmas tree after the holidays, make certain that you put it to good use! Not only can you use it to restore dunes, and make art, but you can also use it to create mulch and firewood. Make the most out of this year’s Christmas tree and recycle it!

Written by: Hanna Embry

Hanna is a freelance author who has been working for blogs, websites, and ghostwriting books for nearly a decade! After living abroad, and traveling the world, Hanna found that her voice as a creative writer, as well as her love of traveling, could go hand in hand as a freelance content creator. She has a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences Degree from Indiana University. Her favorite Author is Brandon Sanderson, she is a mother, she has two beautiful dogs, and her amazing writing skills can be found on a wide variety of platforms! You can contact Hanna at [email protected]