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2008-12-17 11:13:53

A Canadian sustainable energy company in Montreal says real Christmas trees have less of an environmental impact than reusable artificial trees. The company, which uses no capitals in its name, ellipsos inc., said its analysis in a Life Cycle Assessment found real trees generate 6.8 pounds of greenhouse gases compared with 17.8 pounds for an artificial tree per year. The results are astonishing, ellipsos President Jean-Sebastien Trudel said in a release.

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2008-12-12 15:20:00

This Christmas season, think twice about spending money on a commercial flame retardant for your Christmas tree.

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2008-12-10 14:33:47

US Forest Service scientists at the Center for Urban Forest Research are providing online software that can show users how much carbon dioxide an urban tree in California has sequestered in its lifetime and the past year.

2008-11-13 09:00:17

RISO, Inc., a leader in digital printing technology, today announced that the company's Tampa-Orlando-Ft. Meyers branch, in conjunction with Tampa's Mayor's Beautification Program and the Parks and Recreation Department, planted a tree in Al Lopez Park.

2008-11-07 09:00:11

RISO, Inc., a leader in digital printing technology, today announced that it has successfully expanded the company's tree planting initiative through an event organized by its Washington D.C. branch in partnership with Fairfax ReLeaf, Inc. and Level 3 Communications. As part of the Nov.

2008-11-04 09:00:13

TORONTO, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Givex, a global provider of closed loop card technologies including gift, loyalty and other stored value programs announced today the successful planting of 2,500 trees in British Columbia by Tree Canada as part of Givex's reforestation program.

2008-10-21 15:00:16

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2008-10-16 12:00:12

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arbor Day Foundation today announced the creation of the Tree Campus USA program, which will recognize college campuses that are committed to planting, maintaining and celebrating trees.

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2008-10-14 15:20:00

Tropical nations should receive funds from rich nations to save the world’s forests, according to a UK-commissioned report on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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