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Be a Tree Hugger

November 22, 2007
By KCares GOLD, Pepperell, Massachusetts
KCares GOLD, Pepperell, Massachusetts
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Trees are even more important to our ecosystem than we are. The give us fruits and nuts. But for every tree we plant 30 are cut or burned down?
Did you know…

1 young tree keeps the air as cool as 10 air conditioners going 20 hrs. a day in the summertime.

1 acre of trees uses 5-6 tons of Carbon Dioxide a year and produces 4 tons of oxygen

The average American uses 7 trees a year

If a tree is next to a house, that house will save 10%-50% of the electricity for the AC

Planting a tree is one of the best things you can do for the environment

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