Jerry-Can Christmas Tree at Chelsea Market

A tree made out of 40-gallon plastic jugs is the centerpiece of Chelsea Market's Christmas display.

One-eighth of people in the world drink water that makes them sick. Indeed, clean water is probably the planet's number one health priority; without it, chronic illness is inevitable. This tree -- made of the cans many in the third world use to carry water from unclean reservoirs, wells, and other sources -- symbolizes the pressing need for clean water, and our ability during the holiday season to remedy that need by contributing at

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Christmas Trees
Christmas Trees

If you like christmas tree ideas that are made of food then you will like this exotic centerpiece. This centerpiece is made of pomegranates of different sizes (to mimic the look of a red christmas tree.) Larger pomegranates are placed in a circle on the bottom and the smaller ones are stacked on top until a tree shape is achieved. You can then tuck lychee nuts (still in their natural gauzy white wrapping) in between the pomegranates to simulate gold and white xmas decorations. The tree topper can be made from a slice of star fruit that has been dipped in candied sugar