The world needs more trees. No matter where you live, whether it’s New Jersey or New Delhi, deforestation affects us all. In a world where we use an awful lot of paper, which comes from trees, know this: each one of uses an average of 65 cubic feet of wood every year, which equals about six “one foot thick” trees. Do you write on paper? Do you use tissues and toilet paper rolls? How about paper plates at summer picnics? We all use a lot of paper and paper products, and therefore it’s vitally important to replant trees after removing them.
Now you’re probably thinking, “I get it. Trees are important. But I wouldn’t plant one near my house to be cut down for paper.” Keep in mind that years from now someone else may use it for that purpose!
As for life today, if you’ve lost a tree on your property, there are several reasons to plant a new tree or two. Trees provide oxygen to other living things and they help clean the air by absorbing as much as 48 pounds of carbon dioxide per year. Animals and wildlife use trees for food, shelter, nesting and mating. Trees give your yard shade from intense sun, and protection from whipping winds, helping with your home’s heating and cooling costs.
Finally, statistics show that neighborhoods with more trees have significantly fewer crimes and increased property values– so planting new trees helps make where you live a safer, more affluent place.
Big Foot Tree Service of Wayne, NJ, can remove dead/broken trees, as well as plant new trees on your property. Call 973-885-8000 today to ask about affordable options.