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The Woodland Carbon Code

Woodland Carbon Code LogoEvery time we print something, we also plant trees. Not literally, of course. We wouldn’t want compost and earthworms getting into our delicate printing machinery, would we?

Juice is a member of the award-winning Woodland Carbon scheme. What does that mean? Well, everything we print conforms to the UK Government’s 2011 Woodland Carbon Code. This reduces our impact on the environment, mitigates our carbon emissions and provides the Woodland Trust with vital funds to plant brand new woodland.

The way it works is pretty clever. Every time we print a leaflet, brochure or piece of promotional literature on one of our state-of-the-art digital presses, we calculate the impact of the job on the environment in terms of carbon emissions – a kind of environmental ‘star rating’. That rating is then converted into a cash value that goes straight to the Woodland Trust, who use it to fund one of their many tree planting and woodland creation schemes.

In other words, for every gramme of carbon we pump into the environment, we support the planting of the trees that are needed to remove it again.

Here’s what the Woodland Trust has to say about the scheme:

By turning your carbon into woodland you’ll be doing your bit for the environment and, at the same time, helping us create thriving new pockets of woodland to benefit wildlife and people alike

The Woodland Carbon scheme works equally well for both personal and business uses, and can be tailored to your individual needs. You can even arrange to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty at one of the Woodland Trust’s specially organised tree planting events.

If you really are a fan of compost and earthworms, don’t you owe it to yourself to get involved?