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US Cities Are Recycling Trees and Poop to Make Compost

Oct 5, 2022

AMERICAN TREES ARE in trouble. Based on recent estimates, up to one in every six native species in the continental US is in danger of going extinct, due to mounting threats such as invasive species, diseases, climate change, logging, and wildfires. Metropolitan areas, meanwhile, are losing an astounding 36 million trees every year, according to a 2018 study from the US Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service.
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