The Carbon Intensity of a ChristmasTree

The holiday season is finally here – which means it’s time to deck the halls and set up the Christmas tree! But have you ever wondered how long it took to grow that Christmas tree you purchased… or if you prefer an artificial tree, where that tree originated from and how it went from raw materials into that wonderful festive tree?

As Brightspot celebrates the end of the year, we decided to look into the lifecycle of a Christmas tree and its associated carbon impacts. To summarize the impacts, we have put together a fun little presentation below.