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Thread Author: Dulwich Estate II Replies: 23

 Christmas Environmental Conundrum - Dulwich Estate II
We've always had cut, real Christmas trees in our house. They look nice and used to have a lovely smell, especially in the morning if the room door was closed overnight. The Nordman Fir (?) type dropped less but had no smell. Now I think even the original dropping type trees have little or no smell.

There being no decent aroma anymore and allowing for all the clearing/disposal hassle, I plan this year to have a reusable plastic one shipped all the way from China via a high street store. The plastic one will probably last say 10 years before it needs replacement.

So, in a typical Christmas tree owning household over say 50 years what's best for the environment? 50 cut down pine type trees, later dumped for landfill (or maybe used for animal food I believe) or 5 plastic ones ?
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 Christmas Environmental Conundrum new Dulwich Estate II 24 Nov 19 19:18
 Christmas Environmental Conundrum new CGNorwich 24 Nov 19 19:50
 Christmas Environmental Conundrum new R.P. 24 Nov 19 20:04
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 Christmas Environmental Conundrum new legacylad 24 Nov 19 21:55
 Christmas Environmental Conundrum new Haywain 26 Nov 19 12:08
 Christmas Environmental Conundrum new Fullchat 24 Nov 19 22:57
 Christmas Environmental Conundrum new No FM2R 24 Nov 19 23:24
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 Christmas Environmental Conundrum new Zero 25 Nov 19 00:33
 Christmas Environmental Conundrum new tyrednemotional 25 Nov 19 08:15
 Christmas Environmental Conundrum new R.P. 25 Nov 19 15:22
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 Christmas Environmental Conundrum new R.P. 26 Nov 19 13:01
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