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Living Christmas Trees: An Eco-Friendly Alternative | Care2 Healthy Living

Living Christmas Trees: An Eco-Friendly Alternative | Care2 Healthy Living

By Adam Verwymeren, Networx It’s a cherished Christmas tradition — a freshly chopped tree in the living room filling the home with the scent of the season. But while a time-honored practice, some people are beginning to question the cost of all those felled conifers. It takes an average Christmas tree about a decade to reach the right height, which is a whole lot of time spent growing just to be put on display in the home for a few weeks before being trucked off to the city dump. Plastic trees are an alternative, but unless you plan to deck out your fake fir with car air fresheners, you’re not going to get that all-important whiff of Christmas. And all the plastic that goes into a fake tree doesn’t make them any more environmentally friendly. But a few Christmas tree companies have found an innovative middle ground that doesn’t sacrifice authenticity or the environment. ...

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