11 Apr '12, 9pm

First-Ever ‘Trees For Clunkers’ Program Debuts in Colorado:

First-Ever ‘Trees For Clunkers’ Program Debuts in Colorado:

Remember the Cash for Clunkers initiative aimed at taking aged gas-guzzling vehicles off the road in exchange for wads of money ? Well, a novel new program underway in Colorado is hoping to do the same thing — but this time folks are being incentivized to ditch their outdated rides for the promise of a different kind of green altogether. Last month, the Clear the Air Foundation launched a first-of-its-kind program to rid the streets of inefficient, polluting old cars by encouraging people to trade them in for trees. Working with car dealerships across the state, in partnership with the Colorado Tree Coalition , the Trees For Trade-ins initiative hopes to collect and scrap hundreds of donated clunkers, and in exchange, plant an equal number of trees to reforest regions in need of some arboreal cover. For director Keith Wood, the Trees For Trade-ins program could be a great ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/first-ever-trees-for-clunkers...

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jetsongreen.com 12 Apr '12, 5am

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