Applegreen meets 100,000 native tree planting target

Pupils from O’Growney National School in Athboy, Co Meath, helped Applegreen complete its tree planting mission

Forecourt retailer is supporting the Woodland Environmental Fund

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Applegreen recently invited pupils from O’Growney National School in Athboy, Co Meath, to a newly-planted native tree forest just outside the town to complete a colossal tree planting mission.

Applegreen asked the local school children to help with planting the final six birch, ash and oak trees of 100,000 native trees that are being grown in Counties Westmeath, Leitrim and Galway.

Applegreen’s forest creation commitment supports the Irish Government’s Woodland Environmental Fund (WEF) which is designed to contribute to Ireland’s biodiversity and climate change goals.

Applegreen is now one of the largest Irish contributors to the WEF programme, having committed to growing 300,000 native Irish trees by the end of 2023.

 

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