Plastics and the Environment

5 considerations for buying a sustainable Christmas tree

Christmas trees are 'no exception' when it comes to their environmental impact. Image: UNSPLASH/Sandra Seitamaa

Paul Caplat

Senior Lecturer in Global Change Ecology, Queen's University Belfast

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Different types of Christmas trees leave different carbon footprints. Image: Statista

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