How green is your Christmas tree?
CGTN Europe • 2m 47s
Rows of firs and spruces of all sizes stretch across the Oxfordshire countryside, as far as the eye can see - 120,000 grow on the sloping hillsides of this family farm, in the aptly-named village of Christmas Common.
Farmer Andrew Ingram sells around 14,000 Christmas trees each year from the Tree Barn, a seasonal shop in his farmyard. For many of his customers, buying a tree grown in this scenic rural location is tradition in itself, marking the start of Christmas celebrations.
But one more modern concern for the consumer is the environmental consequence of purchasing a cut tree, which inevitably needs to be thrown away after Christmas.
Reporter: Kitty Logan in London
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