Fake Christmas Trees Gain In Popularity

12.02.13 | Bob Price

Artificial Christmas trees are becoming more popular during the Holiday season.  More than half ...(54 percent) of U.S. adults report they will buy or use an artificial Christmas tree this year. According to a new Harris Interactive poll, 36 percent buy fake trees because it’s more environmentally-friendly.  61 percent said they do it because it costs less over the long run to get an artificial tree than a real one every year.  By the way, the average cost for a real Christmas tree this year is just over 40 dollars.