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- No thorn to pick up on the floor...
- Cost a bit more expensive when you buy the first time but
cheaper in the end, since it can be reused for several years.
- It can be rented already decorated from specialist
- The natural tree produces oxygen from carbon dioxide via
photosynthesis (reduction of greenhouse effect).
- Local production using the local economy and reducing pollution
- It is biodegradable (compost, wood chips ...).
- Tree plantations provide soil stabilization (reducing flood
risk), a shelter for wildlife ....
- The smell is pleasant, natural (authenticity. ..)
- Tradition, ritual purchasing choice in family ..
- Made from petroleum, a non-renewable (scarcity in future
- Production processes consuming energy and emitting plastic
greenhouse gas emissions.
- Pollution to import by air firs, mostly manufactured in
- They are neither recyclable nor biodegradable.
- If it catches fire, it emanates toxic fumes and hazardous to
the environment but also for humans.
- You need to have space to store it all the year.
- Depending on the quality .. the tree loses its luster quickly
and should be discarded quickly.
- Some growers use chemical fertilizers and other herbicides for
the cultivation of trees, whose effect is harmful to the
- It loses its thorns, so we must clean regularly around the
- We must buy it every year.
- Sometimes the transport is polluting (fir coming from distant
forests), and because we need to drive a car to move it...
|Raw material||Petroleum-based plastic||Wood|
|Duration||Average 3 years (to keep more than 16 years to make it more
environmentally friendly than a natural tree).||1 year (or more if you buy it in the pot and succeed to replant it,
which is rare ...).|