It has been revealed that real trees and fake trees are competing in the environment, and the practices that we carry out around the holiday season can have an effect on this. There are things that you can do to make a positive impact on the environment this Chirstmas, including the way you transport your tree. It has been shown that the carbon footprint you create while searching for a Christmas tree to cut down is larger than the carbon footprint created by the mass shipping of fake trees. Store and disposal is also important to keep in mind, as our landfills are overflowing and it is important to cut down on waste production. There are many unique alternatives and practices you can take into consideration that will have a positive impact on the environment, including the use of LED lights around your home and on the branches of your Christmas tree, whether it is real or fake.