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Real Xmas trees are better choice
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This year, when choosing what type of Christmas tree to put up in your home, consider buying a live tree. Even though fake trees have been touted as environmentally friendly in the past because they can be used year after year, they take resources to make and ship (most coming from China) and they are usually made from PVC, a harmful petroleum-based plastic. They are also often cheaply built and fall apart quickly, needing to be replaced every few years with the old ones ending up in the landfill.Real trees provide jobs to local tree farmers and are grown on land that would otherwise be in row crop agriculture.