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Plant a tree

Plant a tree and make South Tyneside greener

Playing an important part in the everyday life of all living things.

What trees do

  • Produce oxygen that we breathe
  • Clean the air by absorbing dust and other particles
  • Provide food and a home for wildlife, especially birds
  • Reduce the risk of flooding by taking in water and stabilising soil
  • Woodland and groups of trees lessen noise pollution from industry and traffic
  • Lessen wind speeds in towns and cities
  • Reduce the greenhouse effect by taking in carbon dioxide

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