When Ms. LCA Watson considered the issue of real versus artificial Christmas trees, she neglected to include the flatpack category, like this cardboard tree from Cloud Gate Designs. Not only is is made from recycled cardboard, but it doesn't take up much space to store for next year. Only $22.95, and a portion of the profits are donated to the Arbor Day Foundation, where every dollar donated means a tree planted in a damaged forest. Cloud Gate Design via Inhabitat
Nor did she consider the Buro North Eco CNC tree, cut out of plywood into a lovely modernist interpretation.
Unfortunately it is sold out, so we can't tell how much it cost, but this one is a keeper. Buro North via Inhabitat
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