How to Reduce Your Food Miles & Help the Planet

If you’re a tree planter, we love & applaud you for helping remove CO2 & other pollutants from the atmosphere. There are lots of other ways you can prevent putting quite so much CO2 in the atmosphere in the first place.

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Our New Office is Now Open!

The Word Forest Organisation has moved offices and whilst we’ve been up to our ears in cardboard, we’ve been incredibly busy too. Over the past several weeks, we commissioned the building of two huge stone-constructed classrooms in Kenya; one at Kadunguni Primary School, the other at Kakuhani Primary School and gave the go-ahead for 8,000 trees to be planted around the school compounds, 4,000 at each school.

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The Office is Now Closed… for a short while

The slight disruption we were expecting, has been preceded by a serious flood last evening, during Storm Bronagh. We anticipate being open for business in the first week of October.

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Water: one of the challenges for women in rural Kenya

Our CEO Tracey West, talks to the Boré Green Umbrella Co-operative’s Chairman, Theophrastus Kithunga, about some the practicalities of acquiring water when you live in the African bush.

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Our (very ethical) Annual Report & Accounts 2018

A limited run of paper copies have been printed in Northumberland on 100% recycled paper by an ethical printing company with an impressive environmental policy, for distribution to our tree-loving members and eco-friendly corporate partners at our AGM. If you’d like one, get in touch!

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Join Us for our First AGM!

My Trustees and I are delighted to invite you to join us for our very first AGM, on Saturday 4th August…

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Our Ethical Clothing Featured in Images Magazine!

For The Word Forest Organisation, having the right accreditation is the most important aspect of the garments they offer. Tracey West, CEO & fundraiser at the environmental charity that plants trees & builds classrooms in impoverished communities in Kenya, explains: “Raw materials matter & so do working conditions. We sell 100% certified organic cotton items from the EarthPositive range. “

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Fundraiser: Jai Hayden is King of the Road, by Bike!

From 9-13th July, Jai Hayden, aged 11, will be cycling from home in Charmouth to school in Lyme Regis and back, every day, to raise funds and awareness for The Word Forest Organisation.

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The Wood Wide Web – no, seriously!

Well done the BBC! What a smashing little short video about our favourite thing: trees!

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