How much pollution does vegetation remove in your area?

Overall, an estimated 1.4 billion kg of air pollutants were removed by woodlands, plants, grasslands and other UK vegetation in 2015, according to a study produced for the UK Natural Capital accounts by the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. This pollution removal saved the UK around £1 billion in avoided health damage costs. The Office for National Statistics published an interactive map showing pollution removed by green infrastructure across the UK. Type in your postcode and take a look at your local area here