What are Sustainable Trees?
Biggest, oldest, healthiest trees
The presence of trees in urban neighborhoods has been linked to less crime. -Trees Atlanta
Trees are the only part of infrastructure that actually appreciate in value while the rest depreciates. -Pepper Provenzano
One acre of trees produces enough oxygen for 18 people to breathe each day -Trees Atlanta
Trees properly placed to cool urban heat-islands, can lower the temperatures as much as 5°F (American Forests, 1995a).
Increasing tree cover by adding three trees in optimal locations per building could reduce total energy use for heating and cooling by 5 to 10 percent (Nowak et. al., 1994).
Trees provide green scenery that has been shown to speed up patient recovery in hospitals and reduce stress. -Trees Atlanta