Shareable: Carbon sequestration
50% of an 80-year-old tree is made up of carbon.
Shareable: World Environment Day 2020
This World Environment Day, it’s time for forests.
Shareable: Physical activity
Forests motivate and facilitate physical activity.
Shareable: Sustainable alternative
Forest products are a sustainable alternative to non-renewable materials.
Shareable: Forest sector employment
1 out of every 100 Ontarians is employed by the forest sector.
Shareable: Neighbourhood Trees Reduce Stress
Many studies link increased neighbourhood canopy cover to reduced levels of depression, anxiety & stress.
Shareable: Healthy forests = healthy ecosystems
Healthy forests support healthy ecosystems
Shareable: Forests lock up carbon
Sustainably managed forests and forest products lock up carbon.
Shareable: Soil Quality
Healthy forests support soil quality.
Shareable: Wood the Better Builder: It’s Green!
Wood is our greenest building material.
Shareable: Wood the Better Builder: Productivity
Exposed wood in the workplace improves productivity and concentration.
Shareable: Wood the Better Builder: Natural Insulator
Wood is a natural insulator.
Shareable: Wood the Better Builder: Quick & Quiet
Building with wood is quick and quiet.
Shareable: Wood the Better Builder: Energy Efficient
Wood uses less energy to manufacture than alternative building materials.
Shareable: Ontario Homes
Every year, Ontario grows enough wood to build over 500,000 homes.
It takes 18 days for Ontario to grow enough wood to fill Toronto’s largest sports stadium.
Shareable: Wood-Framed Homes
Wood-framed home store carbon for years.
Shareable: Clean Water
Healthy roots keep water clean.
Shareable: Earth Day Fact
There are 85 billion trees in Ontario.
Shareable: Forest Facts
Forests are the centre of our lives.
Shareable: Forests Inspire
Forests have acted as a source of inspiration for Canadian artists.
Shareable: Ontario Forests
Less than 0.5% of Ontario Forests are harvested each year.
Shareable: Reading and Writing
Reading and writing on paper improves learning.
Shareable: Real Xmas Trees
Real Christmas trees are 100% biodegradable.
Shareable: Wood as Music
Wood is the material of choice where acoustics are concerned
Shareable: Wood Products
Wood products store carbon for decades.
Shareable: Christmas Trees
One acre of Christmas trees produces enough oxygen for 18 people.
Shareable: Asthma Rates
Asthma rates are 25% lower in areas with trees.
Spending time in nature reduces symptoms of ADHD.
Shareable: 500 Farmers
500 farmers produce over one million Christmas trees each year.