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A single tree will absorb one ton of carbon dioxide over its lifetime. Shade provided by trees can also reduce your air conditioning bill by 10 to 15%. [5]

Source: [5] An Inconvenient Truth [Climate Crisis: Take Action]

 Arbor Day Foundation

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The Arbor Day Foundation has information on planting and provides trees you can plant with membership.

Category: Trees

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