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The most eco-friendly ways to reuse or recycle your Christmas tree

Now that we’ve wrapped up the holiday season, the question remains: what to do with the Christmas tree? No matter if your tree is live, recently cut, or artificial, it should be a top priority to consider the greenest way to reuse or recycle the tree for the sake of our environment. Live Read More...

Tall, bark, and handsomeーHow

Tall, bark, and handsomeーHow marriage can save a tree

We at The Optimist Daily often write about how essential trees are to our mental and physical health, as well as how they provide an important balance to planetary conditions which are too numerous to name. Trees become even more useful on all these counts as they age. The older the tree, the Read More...

This app allows urban tree lov

This app allows urban tree lovers to connect with their natural surroundings

As the lockdown in London has freed its neighborhoods of traffic, pollution, and noise, many people have started paying more attention to the greenery that embellishes their streets. This has been especially reflected in the fiftyfold increase in visitors to an online mapping tool featuring the Read More...

“You can be a tree”

“You can be a tree”

Cynthia Beal, founder of the Natural Burial Company, thinks we should all become bushes, meadows or trees after we die. Marco Visscher | November 2008 issue What’s wrong with conventional burial? “Conventional burial typically has us preserved in formaldehyde-based fluid, packed in one box Read More...