Researchers at the Davey Institute found that urban trees and forests are saving an average of one life every year per city because of the particulates that they remove from the air.
Increased Property Values
The beauty of a well-planted property and its neighborhood can increase property values. Homes surrounded by trees are 7 percent to 25 percent higher and consumers spend up to 13 percent more at shops near green landscapes. (Earthshare.org)
Forests provide natural filtration and storage systems that process nearly two-thirds of the water supply in the United States.
Three trees placed strategically around a single-family home can cut summer air conditioning needs by up to 50 percent.