Real vs. Fake: The Great Christmas Tree Debate

Are they real or fake?
Dec 16, 2014 8:20 AM ET
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Are they real or fake? Most of us who celebrate the holidays with a Christmas tree have an opinion about which type of tree is better, so we decided to take a look at the climate impact of each to see if that should make a difference in your decision.

The winner?

It depends on how long you keep your artificial tree and how far you drive to purchase a tree.


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