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Thanks to Duke Energy, we’re giving away another 725 trees this Spring!

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725 Energy Saving Trees are available to help you save on energy, reduce your utility bills, and help clean the water and air in Greenville County.

All trees have been claimed through pre-registration.  About 30% of the trees will not be picked up and they’ll be available on a first come first serve basis:

Where? 

  • Conestee Park, 840 Mauldin Rd., Greenville SC

When?  

  • February 15th
  • February 16th – from 1:30pm to 2pm
  • February 17th – from 2pm to 4pm

Why Trees?  Thanks to Duke Energy, TreesGreenville has given away 3352 trees.  Using iTree, a software suite developed by the USDA Forest Service, the forecasted 20-year cumulative benefits of these 3352 trees are:

  • Energy Savings:  7,507,084 kWh saved
  • Carbon Sequestration:  10,264,879 pounds CO2 stored
  • Stormwater Runoff:  46,592,117 gallons captured
  • Air pollutants:  20,839 pounds removed

Grow benefits that last a lifetime.

Trees:

  • Reduce energy costs
  • Improve air and water quality
  • Reduce air pollution
  • By planting the right tree in the right place, you can reduce energy consumption by up to 20% each year.

Other FAQ’s

When and where do we pick up our tree?  When you pre-register and reserve your tree online, you will select a date, time, and location to pick-up your tree(s)

Do I have to reserve a tree?  Can I just show up and pick-up a tree?  All 725 trees have been reserved online. Unclaimed trees can be picked up first come first serve while supplies last on Saturday from 1:30pm to 2pm and Sunday afternoon 2/17 from 2 to 4pm.

Can we get more than one tree?  The maximum number of trees per household is two trees.

How big will they get?  Large shade trees and small understory trees are available.  You’ll get species information that includes mature height and width when you reserve your tree online.

Does it matter where I live?  These trees will be available to everyone in the Upstate.

Energy Saving Trees is a program of the Arbor Day Foundation.  This program is locally  administered by TreesGreenville and presented by Duke Energy.