The Economic Impact Of Trees

The trees on your property make a big difference in economic development. Trees make us healthier and help save money. Here are 10 ways in which trees make an important economic impact on our lives.

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  • The 3.8 billion trees in U.S cities are worth $2.4 trillion.
  • Living on a tree-filled block makes you healthier and is equivalent to earning $10,000 more a year.
  • Trees keep us $7 billion healthier by reducing air pollution.
  • Trees increase your property value by more than $7,000.
  • Trees can cut air conditioning costs by up to 56%.
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  • Trees sell homes nearly 2 days faster.
  • Homeowners get a 109% return for every dollar invested in landscaping – trees included.
  • Trees can reduce heating use by up to 50%.
  • Landscaping adds up to 11% more value to your home.
  • People spend 9-12% more at stores with trees on the street.