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14 Faux Christmas Trees to Green Your Holidays
Posted By Catherine Winter-Hebert On December 3, 2013 @ 12:30 pm In Decorative Objects,gallery,Green Holidays,Green Products | 3 Comments
The holiday decor possibilities are endless with an eco-friendly possibiliTree ! Designed by architect Richard Babcock as a natural wood, waste-free alternative to real Christmas trees, the possibilitree offers a reusable solution for families who want a tree they can use over and over again without the mess.
If you’re looking for an alternative Christmas tree that you can easily customize to adapt to your home’s decor, the Jubiltree wooden tree  is a great option. Made in the USA from classic American hardwoods, it can be dressed up, down or just left bare for an ultra-modern look.
This holiday, why not get yourself a Christmas tree that keeps on giving long after the holidays are over? This aromatic rosemary herb tree  is beautifully trimmed for the festive season but also does double duty as your own personal herb garden.
This backlit gold LED tree  adds a warm, shimmery glow to any space, without random sparks flying onto the carpet. Set it near the fireplace or make it the centerpiece of a room. The tree is also available in silver if you’re looking to create a more frostier atmosphere.
Scandinavian style melds old-world charm with modern lines to capture the magic of Nordic winter forests in motion with the People’s Tree . Made of sustainable poplar this handcrafted piece of decor will make a beautiful and eco-friendly addition to any home.
In addition to having a delightfully singsong name, the One Two Tree  is a reusable and eco-friendly alternative Christmas tree made from untreated high-grade Australian hoop pine plywood grown in managed plantations in the Yarraman region of Queensland, Australia. Each of its branches rotate to create a unique look – messy, neat or somewhere in between – and it can be folded flat for easy storage.
This 3-foot tree is the perfect sized tree for little ones to decorate. Made in the USA from recycled cardboard , it is easy to assemble, and comes with 50 cut out ornaments and candy canes that you and your family can color and paint. The pop-out branches also make it easy to add your own special pieces for a personal touch. The tree stores flat and can be recycled at the end of its life.
Perfect or those short on space, but who still crave a festive tree that looks a lot like traditional iterations, IKEA’s JULMYS  comes with all the right trimmings to turn up the holiday spirit. Made from recyclable cardboard and paper, each 39″ tree comes flat-packed with 40 decorative stickers – you can even hang tiny ornaments from the tree’s little branches.
+ $14.99 at IKEA 
If you want an eco-friendly tree that still boasts the beautiful texture and greenery of a real tree, then go with a living Norfolk Island Pine . This little guy comes from Norfolk Island, which is located between New Caledonia and the South Pacific, and it loves living indoors. Decorate it during the holidays, and enjoy its simple beauty the rest of the year.
+ $7.99 at Amazon 
Good things come in threes they say, and this fun cardboard tree  we found over at Etsy proves the saying so. Each tree is made of three pieces of 100% natural, recycled cardboard, and can easily be taken apart and stored flat when not in use.
+ 99 Euros at Etsy 
DIY-ers and techies can learn how to make their very own out-of-this-world LED Christmas tree following Zedomax’s tutorial. Made from LEDs, recycled bathroom pipes and a cubloc controller, the energy efficient tree swirls and lights up a room , while displaying holiday greetings on an LED screen.
If you’re a modernist or minimalist you’ll love the Tannenboing  aluminum tree. The tree is crafted from recycled and recyclable aluminum and is ever-reusable. Spring in into shape for show over the holidays, and when the festivities are over, simply flat-pack it away for easy storage until the next year.
This full-sized cardboard design plays up all the tradition of the Christmas tree of yesteryear, but features flashing LEDs for extra modern effect. Made from 100% recycled cardboard, the six and a half footer comes in both a natural tree print and a more modern icy rendition.
+ $45.50 at Cascades 
Build an alpine landscape with a few of these laser cut cardboard Christmas trees . The trees are designed to show branch and leave details for a little more true to life look, making them perfect for a winter scene. Each order comes with two trees.
+ $18.00 at Etsy 
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 little lights: http://inhabitat.com/8-festive-led-christmas-lights-to-save-you-energy-green-your-holidays/
 shiny baubles: http://inhabitat.com/diy-how-to-make-a-terrarium-christmas-ornament/
 tannenbaum: http://inhabitat.com/a-greener-christmas-tree/
 possibiliTree: http://www.possibilitree.com/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/6-eco-friendly-alternatives-to-the-traditional-christmas-tree/jubiltree-wooden-christmas-tree-5-537x442/
 Jubiltree Wooden Tree: http://www.jubiltree.com/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/6-eco-friendly-alternatives-to-the-traditional-christmas-tree/rosemary-tree/
 Rosemary Christmas Tree: http://products.proplants.com/plants/Potted-Christmas-Rosemary-1514?REF=RadioSITESEARCHRosemaryListeners_B&sd=true&PRID=&tile=hmpg_hero1&q=rosemary&pagesplit=SplitB&code=rosemary&viewpos=25&trackingpgroup=ppbst
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/6-eco-friendly-alternatives-to-the-traditional-christmas-tree/backlit-led-tree/
 Golden Backlit LED Tree: http://www.habitat.co.uk/backlit%20led%20tree/christmas-preview//fcp-product/19864
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/6-eco-friendly-alternatives-to-the-traditional-christmas-tree/peoples-tree/
 The People’s Tree: http://www.festivetree.com/trees/the-peoples-tree
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/6-eco-friendly-alternatives-to-the-traditional-christmas-tree/one-two-tree-eco-friendly-christmas-tree-537x358/
 One Two Tree: http://onetwotree.com.au/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/6-eco-friendly-alternatives-to-the-traditional-christmas-tree/tree-cardboardtree1/
 Cardboard Christmas Tree: http://thecardboardtree.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage_cct.tpl&product_id=6&category_id=1&redirected=1&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=4
 recycled cardboard: http://inhabitat.com/phoebe-washburns-mind-boggling-installations-are-made-from-scrap-wood-cardboard/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/6-eco-friendly-alternatives-to-the-traditional-christmas-tree/ikea-julmys-christmas-tree-with-ornaments/
 IKEA JULMYS Christmas Tree with Ornaments: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/30233480/#
 JULMYS: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/30233480/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/6-eco-friendly-alternatives-to-the-traditional-christmas-tree/norfolk-island-pine/
 Living Norfolk Island Pine: http://www.costafarms.com/Public/PlantLibraryView.aspx?Id=52&Letter=A
 + $7.99 at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Norfolk-Island-Pine-Indoor-Christmas/dp/B000XAO8K0
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/6-eco-friendly-alternatives-to-the-traditional-christmas-tree/natural-cardboard-christmas-tree/
 Three Piece Cardboard Christmas Tree: http://www.etsy.com/listing/111784168/cardboard-christmas-tree?ref=similar_items_sash
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/6-eco-friendly-alternatives-to-the-traditional-christmas-tree/tree-zedomax-2/
 DIY LED Christmas Tree: http://zedomax.com/blog/zedomax-diy122-make-a-led-christmas-tree/
 energy efficient tree swirls and lights up a room: http://inhabitat.com/photoluminescent-cosmos-chandelier-by-fukasawa/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/6-eco-friendly-alternatives-to-the-traditional-christmas-tree/tannenboing-2/
 Tannenboing: http://www.tannenboing.com/products-page/tree/tannenboing/
 Massimo Cardboard Tree: http://boutique.cascades.com/us/en/catalog/christmas-trees/massimo/
 + $45.50 at Cascades: http://boutique.cascades.com/us/en/catalog/christmas-trees/massimo/#4
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/6-eco-friendly-alternatives-to-the-traditional-christmas-tree/laser-cut-christmas-tree/
 Laser Cut Alpine Christmas Tree: http://www.etsy.com/listing/113060940/cardboard-christmas-tree-eco-laser-cut?utm_source=googleproduct&utm_medium=syndication&utm_campaign=GPS&gclid=CIWgj_Tj9LMCFQSf4Aodhm8A7A
 laser cut cardboard Christmas trees: http://inhabitat.com<a href=
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