It is estimated that 20 million new trees would provide us with 260 million tons of oxygen and remove 10 million tons of CO2 from the atmosphere. Did you know that an average sized tree produces enough oxygen to keep a family of 4 breathing for 1 year? Furthermore, trees in the landscape can help us relax, reduce stress and lower heart rates. There is a lot more info about trees and the environment in the following infographic.
Trees absorb dangerous chemicals and other pollutants entering the soil. Trees can store harmful pollutants or even change them into less harmful forms.
Houses surrounded by trees can increase the value of properties by up to 25%. Three trees planted strategically around buildings have the potential to cut air conditioning costs by 50%.
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