What’s Better, Real or Fake Christmas Trees?

Christmas is one of the biggest holidays of the year for so many American families and having a Christmas tree is one of the biggest parts of Christmas! In some cultures, it is believed that having a fresh Christmas tree in your home keeps evil spirits away.and people prefer to have the natural scent of Christmas and the tradition of bringing the tree to their homes while some people prefer the easier way of artificial plastic trees.
But which one is really better for the environment? People have been arguing over what Christmas tree is the better alternative since they became popular in the 20th century
Here are some debatable claims that will help you decide which tree to get.

The benefits of fake Christmas trees:

  • They save money, a real Christmas tree might cost 50-100$ depending on size and it can only be used once, but a fake Christmas tree is worth $100-300 and can be used for a long time.
  • They’re safe and they don’t get dry over time which means no fire hazard.
  • They’re more convenient and don’t need a lot of work for cleaning so you can simply put it back in your storage and use it again next year!
  • There is also no water necessary so you don’t need to worry about taking care of it.
  • They look real, they won’t give you allergies, and they don’t make a mess. Fake Christmas trees come in many different styles, colors, and shapes.

The benefits of a real Christmas tree:

  • The popularity of these real trees has made a big impact on people that they think fake ones are cheap and too convenient!
  • They’re good for the environment. Each of the 350 million real Christmas trees growing in the US emits fresh oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide and other gases that contribute to global warming.
  • Every real Christmas tree is 100% biodegradable which means no plastics to recycle and no harm done to the planet.

Everyone has their own preference and choosing between these two options can be really tricky!