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How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in D.C., Md. & Va.

Prince George’s County officials are encouraging residents to recycle their Christmas trees once the holiday is over.


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White House Christmas Tree Arrives

The day after Thanksgiving isn’t just about shopping, it’s also a time to start decorating for the holidays and that’s exactly what the first family did today as they welcomed the White House Christmas tree.


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Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farms in the D.C./Baltimore Area

Plastic Christmas trees are very popular these days. Failing that, many people get their spruce from a tree lot run by the local Boy Scouts or fire company. But some still prefer the old fashioned method of heading to a tree farm with a hacksaw and cutting their tree down themselves.


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How To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Once the holiday season is over, learn how to dispose of your Christmas tree in the most eco-friendly way possible.


First Lady Michelle Obama (L), daughters Malia (R) and Sasha (2nd R), dogs Bo and Sunny (L) welcome the Official White House Christmas Tree to the White House November 29, 2013. This years White House Christmas Tree, which will be on display in the Blue Room, is an 18.5-foot Douglas Fir grown by Chris Botek (3rd L), a second generation Christmas Tree Farmer from Crystal Spring Tree Farm in Lehighton, Pennsylvania. (credit: EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Welcomes White House Christmas Tree

First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha and the family’s two dogs have accepted an 18-and-a-half-foot Douglas fir as the official White House Christmas tree.


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How to Find Christmas Trees Grown in Va.

A guide for finding Christmas trees grown in Virginia is now available.


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Virginia Grower to Provide Christmas Tree for Biden Home

A grower in Virginia is providing a Christmas tree that will be used at the home of Vice President Joe Biden.


The Capitol Christmas Tree is seen after Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner lit it up Dec. 4, 2012 at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Track the Capitol Christmas Tree From the West Coast

A Herndon-based company is tracking the Capitol Christmas Tree on its 5,000-mile journey from the Colville National Forest in northeast Washington State to downtown D.C.


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Vice President Biden to Get Christmas Tree from Va. Grower

A Christmas tree grown by a Virginia farmer will be displayed at Vice President Joe Biden’s residence in the nation’s capital.


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Counties Provide Christmas Tree Removal Services

Several counties and the district have tree recycling programs that give residents a hassle free way to get rid of their tree.