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Artificial Trees

Why I Finally Bought An Artificial Christmas Tree This Year

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 02.05.2014 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

I've never been fond of artificial Christmas trees. Actually, in my younger days, I thought they were hideous. I wondered if the folks who put up fake trees in their homes had sad childhoods. Didn't they understand that the house was supposed to smell of pine?

How Green Is Your Tree? Sustainable Holiday Tips

Amanda Gregory | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green
Amanda Gregory

Surely we shouldn't be cutting down a tree? As a child, these pangs of guilt were short lived and immediately washed away by the warmth and glitter of decorating day. As an adult, though, the environmental impact of my choices is important to me.

Can Artificial Trees Help Take Carbon Dioxide Out of the Air?

Richard Schiffman | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Climatologists tell us that the climate change train has long since left the station, but perhaps it is not yet too late to prevent it from accelerating beyond our capacity to cope.

O Christmas Tree, Should You Be Artificial Or Natural?

AP | MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 02.05.2012 | Green

RALEIGH, N.C. -- If the holidays are truly a time for peace on earth and goodwill toward all, someone forgot to tell the Christmas tree people. For t...