Last year we committed to plant a tree for every veterinary practice which referred a case to us in 2022. We also pledged to plant another tree for every ten further cases that practice subsequently sent.
We’re delighted to announce that an amazing 376 trees will be planted thanks to this initiative. The tree-planting scheme aligns with our continuing commitment to reducing emissions and waste, while increasing recycling.
To deliver this campaign we teamed up with the national, not-for-profit online organisation eForests which oversaw the planting.
Hospital Director Claire Lawrence said: “The tree planting initiative has been a great success. It was a great way to combine marking our own growth in business with our continued focus on fighting climate change.”
eForests was set up in 2006 to help combat climate change and create and restore woodlands across the country.
It is run almost entirely by volunteers and all profits help fund the tree planting projects nationwide.
Claire added: “It is a very user-friendly and efficient scheme. eForests buy the trees from the money we donate and they are then given free of charge to charities, trusts and landowners for projects they’re working on.
“These projects are running all over the UK and it’s something we’re proud to have supported, especially as it leaves a real legacy that will last for many years to come.”
Cave has received a silver award from the Investors in the Environment (iiE) and is working towards reaccrediting again in March while also working towards achieving the prestigious Green iiE status in 2024.