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Celebrate International Day of Forests - March 21

Countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns.




Background

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests in 2012 to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. Countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns.


The organizers are the United Nations Forum on Forests and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with Governments, the Collaborative Partnership on Forests and other relevant organizations in the field.

 

How will you mark the day?

  • Join the conversation on social media using the #ForestDay hashtag. Pass on some of this year's key messages or take a photo of your favorite forest and share it with us and your friends.

  • Organize or join events celebrating forests: tree plantings, symposiums, art exhibitions, photo competitions or host a student debate.

  • Visit national forests in your area.See below a list of forests to visit for this special day!

 

Oregon Forests

 

Washington Forests


Texas Forests


UTAH Forests


Arizona Forests

 

Bay Area Forests


 

How Can Your Business Get Involved?

Choose a shredding  business who emphasizes recycling and repurposing of materials.  

 

American Shredding saves an average of :

  • 1.7 million trees

  • 70 million gallons water

  • 6 million pounds air pollution

  • 410 million KWH electricity

  • 300,000 cubic yards landfill

 

Let’s partner together and save our amazing forests and celebrate this international day!


 

American Shredding offers shredding and recycling services to help you protect your product brand and do your part to protect the planet. We can shred on-site at your location or off-site at our secure plant.


Contact us for fast scheduling, friendly staff, 100% recycling and low prices. We offer services in Arizona, Texas, Oregon, Utah, and Washington states. See our list of cities here.


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