Trees for Tucson accepting applications for the fall

Published: Aug. 31, 2012 at 1:47 PM MST|Updated: Sep. 7, 2012 at 2:03 PM MST
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Trees for Tucson is starting to see an influx of applications for the Fall.

This is a program of Tucson Clean and Beautiful, they provide a variety of shade trees so that you can plant them around your home to cut back on cooling costs.

The trees make look small when they hit your doorstep but they bring big benefits.

"They are all low water use trees and a small investment when watering the tree will return itself probably many times over the years in terms of saving money on your power bill, adding value to your home and neighborhood, " says B. J. Cordova with Tucson Clean and Beautiful.

B.J. adds that people are seeing about 5% to 15% of savings on their power bills.

The trees offer numerous benefits to your home and community. For more information on the program click here.

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