Friday, December 28, 2012
How to properly dispose of your tree this holiday season
With the holiday season coming to a close, the city of Philadelphia is offering an environmentlly friendly way to dispose of your Christmas tree. From Monday, January 7 through Saturday, January 19 the Streets Department's Sanitation Division is running their Christmas tree recycling program. The 25-year old program provides an alternative to throwing trees out with regular trash and seeks to reduce the number of trees in landfills. According to a press release, citizens who wish to participate in this program can take their trees to the Streets Department Sanitation Convenience Centers located at 3033 S. 63rd Street, Domino Lane & Umbria Street and State Road & Asburner Street between 8:00 a.m and 6:00 p.m from Monday through Saturday. …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
A gallery of local Christmas tree stands.
Post Thanksgiving and Black Friday ushers us all right into the holiday season. Like the Halloween shops from a few months previous, temporary Christmas tree stands have opened throughout Roxborough and Manayunk. This areas boasts several options for residents. No matter where you live, there's probably a spot to snag some evergreens within a few minutes drive or a walk. Check out the photo gallery to see some tree options.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Where did you pick up your Christmas tree?
Last week's poll asked Patch readers' where the best place to do some holiday shopping was and Kohl's came out in top with 90 percent of vote. This week Patch is asking readers where the best place to get their Christmas tree. Are you going to Gorgas Park, St. John The Baptist, R&R Produce on Ridge Avenue (next to the Ivy Ridge Shopping Center), Christmas Tree For A Cause on Umbria Street? If we missed your go-to spot, let us know in the comments section below!