City Cabs going green!

City Cabs going Green with Trees4Scotland City Cabs today announced a three year partnership with Trees4Scotland to offset the carbon footprint of their 355 strong black cab fleet. The offset will take the form of trees planted within native woodland in Scotland. As a Co-Operative they involve their members in all areas of the business

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Solar PV Installed by Maximillion

144 Solar PV panels have been installed on Maximillion’s warehouse

 It might be the wettest quarter on record but that’s not dampened Maximillion’s spirit for installing an ambitious array of solar panels on the warehouse roof of our Edinburgh office.  144 solar pv panels were installed and commissioned in July creating a 36kw system projected to generate 25,000kWh of electricity each year. The system is connected to the grid so what every generated electricity we don’t use will be sold back to the grid.  Maximillion’s current consumption is just 10,000 kWh pa and so we will now be a net contribute to the grid.

Thanks Cullen Properties!

No matter what industry a business is in, each will have an impact on the environment. At Cullen Property, they are well aware that responsibilities stretch beyond their offices and company vehicles to the 300+ properties that they manage in Edinburgh.  They approached us having set an ambitious goal of offsetting the carbon footprint of

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We’re going green(er) with Trees4Scotland

We’re joining Trees4Scotland with the ambitious goal to offset the carbon footprint of all of our managed flats. We’re well aware that every business does have an impact on the environment and needs to work on minimising it. Trees4Scotland seemed the perfect partner: their initiative to restore native Scottish woodlands is a perfect way for

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Cullen Property Teams up with Trees4Scotland

Edinburgh property managers join Trees4Scotland initiative to lower carbon footprint  Edinburgh property investment and lettings managers Cullen Property have teamed up with Trees4Scotland’s initiative to help plant hundreds of native Scottish trees in Teaghlach Wood in Central Scotland.  They are the first property company to embrace this initiative. “Our goal is to donate enough trees

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A Message from Ruth at Aviat Networks

Aviat Networks are the happy recipients of trees planted for them by Datec Technologies to offset the carbon footprints created by shipments of recyclable goods.  Ruth from Aviat came to visit the Datec Forest and plant a few trees with us recently and here is what she had to say in their latest newsletter: Going

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Edinburgh Rugby coaches draw our winners

We are delighted to announce the two winners of our prize draw that was taking entries at the recent Outdoor Pursuits Show.  As one of the prizes is two tickets to Edinburgh Rugby v Treviso this coming Saturday we asked our friends at Edinburgh Rugby to make the draw.  Coaches Tom Smith and Billy McGinty

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Outdoor Pursuits Show

Trees4Scotland were delighted to make lots of new friends at the recent Outdoor Pursuits Show at the Royal Highland Centre.   The show was an opportunity for lots of organisations associated with the great outdoors to show off their wares. Angus and Julie were manning the stand and there was a lot of interest in our

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Edinburgh Airport Launches Environmental Fund

Scotland’s Native Woodlands to Benefit from Money Raised from the Drop Off Zone  26 January 2012, Edinburgh – Edinburgh Airport today announces the launch of its Environmental Fund, < a charitable initiative to support projects in the wider Edinburgh and Lothian communities. The new scheme provides financial support to programmes in the region which promote

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