According to the National Christmas Tree Association, real Christmas trees are recyclable.  They are biodegradable, which means they can be easily reused or recycled for mulch or other purposes.

In Allentown,  Christmas trees will be picked up on recycling night the weeks of January 5th and January 19th.  Simply remove all plastic bags, stands and any decorations.    The Recycling staff will be making them into mulch.

Allentown, PA – Recycling & Solid Waste  is located at 641 South 10th Street in Allentown.  If you have any questions, you can contact them at (610) 437-8729.

For other ideas on how to reuse and recycle your Christmas tree such as soil erosion barriers, fish feeders,  bird feeders, paths for hiking trails, please visit the National Christmas Tree Association web site.