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Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Christmas Trees - The Real vs. Fake Debate
With christmas just a few days away I thought I would share this article with my readers. The debate over which type of christmas tree to buy "real" or "fake" continues. Which tree is "greener?" When you look at the evidence, there's only one environmentally friendly option. A real tree is the best choice!
O Tannenbaum! Which Christmas Tree to Trim: Real or Fake?
Christmas tree farms employ 100,000 people in America, an acre of Christmas trees supply enough oxygen for 18 people, and Christmas trees are a renewable resource. A fresh-cut balsam smells wonderful and when the holidays are over they make excellent habitats for birds and rabbits in your back yard.