This can be a big decision for a family and according to the following report, the responses are split down the middle.
In the end, you and your family must decide how to to capture the experience of decorating your house and your tree. Once you make this decision, the other decisions fall into place. I still find the debate very informative and there are definitely strong opinions on each side.
Some key points that were mentioned in the article:
- Real trees are better for the environement.
- Real trees are biodegradable.
- Real trees also remove dust and pollen from the air and produce carbon dioxide.
- You have to keep reusing an artificial tree for 20 years before it becomes more environmentally friendly than buying a real one.
Here is another article on this topic. The Great Christmas Tree Debate: Real vs. Fake? Round 2 [POLL] I think it really comes down to a personal decision with you and your family. There are pros and cons on both sides of the topic.
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