Friday, December 24, 2010

More Americans Opt to Cut Down Their Christmas Trees



VOAVideo: More Americans Opt to Cut Down Their Christmas Trees

Many roadside lots spring up at this time of year, selling pre-cut trees for half or a third as much. Hardware stores and other places sell them, too. And artificial trees are becoming increasingly popular. About 12 million reusable plastic trees sold last year, up from about 10 million in 2003. But choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms remain the most popular place for Americans to buy a tree, accounting for a third of sales.

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