HOW MANY TREES ARE CUT DOWN FOR CHRISTMAS IN THE UNITED STATES EACH YEAR?
According to the University of Illinois, approximately 31.3 million. According to Wikipedia, the number is between 33 and 36 million. The average price of a Christmas tree in 2007 was $41.50, that means $1.3 billion was spent on slaughtered trees used to decorate homes for the holidays. Think of what could be done with $1.3 billion a year spent to balance deforestation and habitat loss. How about joining the Arbor Day Foundation for the holidays?