Oct. 18, 2019
Growing over 20 years in Ohio, USA, one red maple can:
- Remove 3,100 pounds of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
- Reduce the emissions of 5,500 pounds of carbon dioxide and 30 pounds of air pollution from a power plant.
- Save 570 kWh of electricity and 20 MMBtu of fuel for cooling and heating.
- Intercept 27,000 gallons of rainfall and avoid 4,800 gallons of runoff.
- Filter 15 pounds of ozone, nitrogen dioxide, and sulfur dioxide from the air we breathe.