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1408, 2017

We heart CERES

By |August 14th, 2017|Plantings|1 Comment

CERES (Centre of Education and Research in Environmental Strategies) is an award winning, not-for-profit park located on 4.5 hectares on the Merri Creek in Melbourne. The park offers many services including a food market, nursery, cafe, education programs and guided tours (not only of their centre but OS and outback Australia).
 

CERES encourages school groups to chip in to buy a tree to cover the carbon footprint of their visit to the […]

1408, 2017

Trees at Hazel Creek, Baw Baw.

By |August 14th, 2017|GJG, Major Supporters, Plantings|Comments Off on Trees at Hazel Creek, Baw Baw.

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant 30,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups.

Josh Tyrrell from G. J. Gardner Homes Warragul is […]

1408, 2017

Trees go out to West Tamar and Exeter High, Tasmania.

By |August 14th, 2017|GJG, Plantings|Comments Off on Trees go out to West Tamar and Exeter High, Tasmania.

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant 30,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups.

Chris and Tanya Dell from G. J. […]

1408, 2017

Tree planting at Stoney Creek Reserve.

By |August 14th, 2017|GJG, Plantings|0 Comments

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant over 30,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups.

Pat Menzies from G. J. Gardner Homes Whittlesea is a generous […]

1408, 2017

Trees for Huntly Bush Kinder.

By |August 14th, 2017|GJG, Plantings|0 Comments

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant over 30,000 trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, landcare and various environmental groups.

Kris Gill and Danny Breen from […]

708, 2017

More trees for Westgate Reserve.

By |August 7th, 2017|Plantings|Comments Off on More trees for Westgate Reserve.

Simon Hughes from Hughes Renovators Paradise is unique in that he specializes in the sale of RECLAIMED building materials. This company encourages recycling and UP-CYCLING. Simon also supports tree planting through Fifteen Trees. Every year, I plant 90 trees for Renovators Paradise.

This year, Simon’s trees have gone to the West Gate Reserve (found right under the bridge) in Port Melbourne.

 

 

With the Westgate Bridge as a backdrop, the Friends of Westgate Park will this […]

608, 2017

Tree planting at Gippsland Lakes.

By |August 6th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Major Supporters, Plantings|Comments Off on Tree planting at Gippsland Lakes.

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant over 30,000 of trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the GJG and Fifteen Trees project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, Landcare and various environmental groups.

Michael Ellett from G.J. […]

608, 2017

Bass Coast tree planting thanks to G.J. Gardner Homes.

By |August 6th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Plantings|0 Comments

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant over 30,000 of trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the GJG and Fifteen Trees project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, Landcare and various environmental groups.

Garry Cox and […]

1007, 2017

Sonja Meyer is eco-cool!

By |July 10th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|Comments Off on Sonja Meyer is eco-cool!

Sonja Meyer is a ‘socially RESPONSIBLE and environmentally conscious GRAPHIC and visual designer’ who also happens to love buying TREES to help keep her carbon footprint small.

 

 

To achieve her eco goals, Sonja includes these aspects into her work:

Improving quality of life for everyone, including the other 99%
Respect and care for the community
Conservation of Earth’s vitality and diversity
Minimising practices that deplete non-renewable resources
Changing personal attitudes about the impact of certain products and services through design.

 

 

 

This year, […]

2706, 2017

TreeCups

By |June 27th, 2017|Blog|14 Comments

For a limited time, we are selling these beautiful cups sourced from the Briody and Danni at Earth Bottles. If you haven’t got time to sit and drink your tea or coffee, take it ‘to go’ in these wonderful double walled stainless steel cups with silicon lids. Your beverage will stay hot for hours. And for every cup sold, we’ll plant a tree on your behalf, and include a I <heart> trees badge.

 

Cups cost […]

2606, 2017

Trees for Upper Goulburn.

By |June 26th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|2 Comments

Chris Cobern and the hard working folks at Upper Goulburn have just planted 300 of our trees with the help of employees from NAB Melbourne. The trees went to a farm in the Kinglake District of North/Central Victoria.

 

 
The Upper Goulburn Landcare Network recently held a planting day on a farm near Kinglake.

With the help of corporate volunteers from NAB and members of the Kinglake Landcare Group, we planted 300 trees kindly provided […]

2606, 2017

G.J Gardner Bendigo

By |June 26th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Plantings|Comments Off on G.J Gardner Bendigo

Ross Morley, Managing Director of G. J. Gardner Homes has been supporting our native environment (through Fifteen Trees) since 2013 and has helped plant over 30,000 of trees across Victoria and Tasmania. For every new home built, Fifteen Trees organises the planting of 15 trees in the local district. This year, the project will see over 8,500 trees planted by schools, Landcare and various environmental groups.

In 2016, G.J. Gardner Homes […]

1306, 2017

Ever Solar and trees.

By |June 13th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|Comments Off on Ever Solar and trees.

Ever Solar are installing solar panels and planting trees at the same time! For every KW system sold, Dave and the team from Melbourne are funding the planting of one tree. To date, we have planted 700 trees on Ever Solar’s behalf.

 

 

The trees were planted at the West Gate Reserve (Fishermans Bend, Melbourne at the city end of the Westgate Freeway).  This reserve was founded by 19 year-old Naomie Sunner, a […]

106, 2017

A small footprint event.

By |June 1st, 2017|Blog, Fifteen Trees|0 Comments

Tips for running a small footprint event.

Put someone in charge to ensure the small footprint theme is consistent and promote it as such. 

Produce an environmental policy for your conferences and meetings.

Offer attendees the option of buying a trees for planting by a local community group (see below how Fifteen Trees can help out here). 

Advise speakers about your small footprint event.

Keep all participants informed about your small footprint event.

Use/promote businesses that have green policies. Ask companies (e.g. the venue) […]

2205, 2017

Antarctica and Climate Change

By |May 22nd, 2017|Blog, Fifteen Trees|Comments Off on Antarctica and Climate Change

Late last year, I was fortunate to be invited along on a world’s first … an all female science expedition to Antarctica in a program called Homeward Bound. This program is a leadership, strategic and science initiative for women, set against the backdrop of Antarctica. It aim is to heighten the influence and impact of women (with science backgrounds) in order to influence policy and decision making as it shapes our planet. […]

2804, 2017

BASK Aromatherapy and Fifteen Trees.

By |April 28th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|Comments Off on BASK Aromatherapy and Fifteen Trees.

The Flowerdale and Marysville district of Victoria have been working steadily to revegetate since the devastating 2010 Victorian fires. The Landcare groups in this area, are some of hardest working ones in the country. To that end, Fifteen Trees have been supplying trees to them in their thousands. This time round, we were able to donate 3,000 trees.

 

 

The fabulous team from bask aromatherapy are keen to run their company sustainably and this month […]

1004, 2017

Earth Bottles and Fifteen Trees

By |April 10th, 2017|Plantings|0 Comments

Fifteen Trees is delighted to announce that a new partnership has been formed with a wonderful Australian company called Earth Bottles.  The dynamic duo behind the brand are, good friends Briody Scholes (Torquay, Vic) and Danni Carr (Bryon Bay, NSW).
Briody and Danni have developed Eco Award Winning reusable water bottles made from double insulated stainless steel. These beautiful bottles keeps water cold for 24 hours, and liquids warm for 12 hours. Seriously check them out. […]

504, 2017

Murrindindi Shire … plant trees!

By |April 5th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|Comments Off on Murrindindi Shire … plant trees!

The Murrindindi Shire of Victoria have been working steadily to revegetate since the devastating 2010 Victorian fires when 173 people lost their lives and 414 were injured. The Landcare groups in this area, are some of hardest working ones in the country. To that end, supporters of Fifteen Trees have been supplying trees to them in their thousands.

The Shire is located in a beautiful district, up in the hilly and forested […]

304, 2017

Angus & Celeste support our native environment.

By |April 3rd, 2017|Fifteen Trees, Plantings|0 Comments

 

The Flowerdale and Marysville district of Victoria have been working steadily to revegetate since the devastating 2010 Victorian fires. The Landcare groups in this area, are some of hardest working ones in the country. To that end, supporters of Fifteen Trees have been supplying trees to them in their thousands. This time round 3,000 trees were donated, of which 150 were paid for by Angus & Celeste.

 

 

 
Angus & Celeste. Design duo […]

2003, 2017

Another 240 trees planted thanks to Kings Cars.

By |March 20th, 2017|Fifteen Trees, King's Cars, Plantings, Schools|0 Comments

On National Tree Day last year, Georgie Green, Science and Sustainable teacher at Skipton PS, organised staff, parents, teachers and students to help plant 90 native trees on the school grounds and at the local Jubilee Park.  The day was made possible because of the generosity of Peter King and the team from King’s Cars. Fifteen Trees plants 15 trees for every Mitsubishis sold at the dealership. To date, Peter has […]