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O’ Sustainable Christmas Tree

Oh the sacred and sought after holiday family Christmas Tree; so much to consider when selecting this hallmark symbol of the holidays.  While I have always enjoyed the smell and look of a real tree,  there was a pang of guilt when using a cut tree. Knowing that it takes 6-7 years for the tree to grow, and then it only stays in our home for six weeks, fills me with environmental remorse.  Artificial trees are an option, but the negative environmental impact of all that plastic and energy consumed when shipping from overseas is something has always been a turn-off.  Continue reading