December 19, 2018 1 min read

Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees: Which is Better for the Environment?

One of the most common questions we get around the holidays is whether it's "bad" to cut down trees and bring them indoors for the holidays. We're here to alleviate these concerns for all Christmas-loving environmentalists by answering this question via video!

Want even more holiday treespiration? Check out these incredible trees around the world! Both real and artificial, because it's the thought that counts, and we certainly appreciate the fact that trees are so wonderfully revered by many cultures around the world.

For more holiday fun, take our Treecember Quiz, get a customized Tree Certificate for someone you love, or check out the 12 Days of Christmas.


We plant trees on 4 continents around the world. Want to choose where yours are planted?

by Diana Chaplin

Canopy Director & Eco-Storyteller