Plant a Tree, Give a Tree
Planting trees is an important part of caring for the Earth. Help small-scale farmers around the world leave the Earth better than they found it. Give the gift of tree seedlings today!
In every internet listicle about saving the planet, "Plant a Tree!" is usually pretty high on the suggestion list. While we know that trees alone can't absorb all of the massive amounts of CO2 being released into our atmosphere, they remain one of many key partners in the fight against climate change.
We also know that trees are extremely important to the Earth and to humans in general. They provide oxygen, lower stress, improve real estate value and they might just lower your utility bills. So, go ahead and plant that tree! We did a little research and found the trees that are the best at absorbing carbon monoxide and also have a few tips for how to find a tree that's best for where you live.
The Carbon-Monoxide Absorbing Pros
Some of these (I'm looking at you, pines) require a lot of space to flourish so if you have a small yard ... read on.
The Fastest-Growing Shade Trees
The Tree That's Exactly Your Type
If you're still not sure which tree you'd like to plant in your corner of the globe, have no fear. Courtesy of ArborDay.org, find your new, deep-rooted friend with this tree-picker. Enter your zip code, soil type, sun exposure and a few other pieces of information and you'll get a list of the trees that match your wants, needs, and desires.