SOURCE: Arbor Day FoundationDESCRIPTION:
LINCOLN, Neb., December 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Oklahoma Gas & Electric is providing 1,500 free trees to customers in its service area through Energy-Saving Trees, an Arbor Day Foundation program that helps conserve energy and reduce energy bills through strategic tree planting.
Customers of OG&E can reserve their free trees at www.arborday.org/oge. An online tool helps customers estimate the annual energy savings that will result from planting trees in the most strategic location near their homes or businesses. Customers can reserve up to two trees and are expected to care for and plant them in the location provided by the online tool. The types of trees offered include the following: bur oak, green giant arborvitae, live oak and tuliptree.
The program will continue until all 1,500 trees are reserved. The one-to-three-foot tall trees will be delivered to customer homes.
Please enter promo code: OGE2018 during checkout.
The Energy-Saving Trees online tool was created by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Davey Institute, a division of Davey Tree Expert Co., and uses peer-reviewed scientific research from the USDA Forest Service’s i-Tree software to calculate estimated benefits. In addition to providing approximate energy savings, the tool also estimates the trees’ other benefits, including cleaner air, reduced carbon dioxide emissions and improved storm water management.
About the Arbor Day Foundation
Founded in 1972, the Arbor Day Foundation has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with more than one million members, supporters and valued partners. Since 1972, more than 300 million Arbor Day Foundation trees have been planted in neighborhoods, communities, cities and forests throughout the world. Our vision is to help others understand and use trees as a solution to many of the global issues we face today, including air quality, water quality, climate change, deforestation, poverty and hunger.
As one of the world's largest operating conservation foundations, the Arbor Day Foundation, through its members, partners and programs, educates and engages stakeholders and communities across the globe to involve themselves in its mission of planting, nurturing and celebrating trees. More information is available at arborday.org.
Arbor Day Foundation
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KEYWORDS: free trees, energy-saving trees, Arbor Day, Oklahoma Gas & Electric