This year for Christmas lights choose LED lights. They use about 80% less energy than normal ones and when it comes to the Christmas tree and whether to buy real vs fake experts say real is greener.
"Manufacturing plastic trees that can have toxic materials in them, that take a lot of energy to produce, that environmental picture is much worse than a natural tree."
If we want to help save trees cut back on catalogues. Each year about 53 million trees are cut down to make them. You can log onto CATALOGUECHOICE.ORG to remove your name from mailing lists.