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Rent-a-Christmas-tree firm lets Paris firs live on

Paris

DUMPING dried-out Christmas trees on the curb can be a bit of a downer after the holidays. Now Parisians have an option: rent one.

The brainchild of four school buddies, the greener alternative allows families to order a live tree online for home delivery, which is collected and replanted in the new year. The venture, Treezmas, conceived over drinks two years ago, seeks to cut the piles of discarded trees in France, where about 4.8 million trees aged 5-10 years get chopped, shipped and dumped...

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