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Conscious Christmas: Real vs. Fake Trees

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It’s an age-old holiday decision: whether to use a real Christmas tree or a fake Christmas tree as your home’s holiday centerpiece. For many, this choice is backed by years of yuletide tradition. But which is actually better for the planet?

The truth is: real trees are actually more sustainable than artificial ones.

How so?

Fake trees are often made with plastic and metal. Most fake trees are produced in China and then shipped globally; resulting in an increase in carbon emissions.

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