Green Christmas

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Are there alternatives to Christmas and Holiday trees?

Green Christmas

If you are looking for ways to celebrate the holiday season while being environmentally aware, check your local nursery to see if they offer a "living Christmas tree" program.

In many communities, this is a popular green living way to have a holiday tree and contribute to replanting efforts. A living Christmas tree program usually works by having a young tree delivered to your home for the holiday season. Afterwards, it is picked up and replanted in an area that needs "re-greening". This ends the wasteful practice of cutting down trees for a few weeks of enjoyment, and helps create wind shelter areas, decrease erosion, and beautify the whole area.

   

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