Trees Into Cartons, Cartons Into Trees

PPC members have the opportunity to purchase trees from the Arbor Day Foundation at $2.00 per tree for use in the TICCIT program. TICCIT ("Trees Into Cartons, Cartons Into Trees") is an outreach and education program highlighting the natural renewability and sustainability of paperboard packaging. At the center of TICCIT is a mainstay of the typical school day: the milk carton.

As part of TICCIT, milk cartons will be collected out of schools' waste streams and re-used for planting trees. Seeds and saplings will be planted in the cartons, and then the new carton-and-tree units will be planted in the ground. The cartons provide protection and a natural water funnel for the new trees. As the trees grow, the cartons break down, completing the trees into cartons, cartons into trees cycle.

Please use the order form below, and the growing regions map to find the best trees for your area. Thank you for your continued support.

Bulk Gift Trees

Choose a minimum of 50 trees in multiples of 50 that will grow well in your area.

Orders must be placed a minimum of 3 weeks prior to your distribution date.

Zone Available Trees Qty
Colorado Blue Spruce
Norway Spruce
Ponderosa Pine
Longleaf Pine

Order minimum of 50 trees in multiples of 50.

Price:  $2.00 / per tree

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