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    Child One Tree Where We Help africa americas asia AFRICA Burundi Cameroon Ethiopia Ghana Kenya Mali Senegal Tanzania Uganda AMERICAS Brazil Colombia Haiti Honduras ASIA India Philippines Contact partners Partner Log in Contact Gift a tree Tree Planting Grant Application Skip to content The Green Earth Appeal is a Not For Profit Social Enterprise changing lives of some of the planet s poorest communities through tree planting in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme and with the assistance of companies like yours Learn More In Partnership with Marco Pierre White Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar Grill Nottingham offsets its carbon at zero cost to the business more information James Martin James Martin Manchester now offsets its carbon at zero cost to the restaurant more information Playboy The Playboy Club London s restaurant The Dining Room offsets its carbon at zero cost to the restaurant more information Offset the carbon footprint of your products services at zero cost to your business More Information Companies We Have Planted For Send us an This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or give us a call on 020 8798 0476 Skip to content Top Navigate

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  • What The Green Earth Appeal Does - Green Earth Appeal
    future generations United Nations Environment Programme Monday 7th December 2009 Formed in 2009 The Green Earth Appeal is one of only 61 worldwide planting partners of the United Nations Billion Tree Campaign and is a part of a network of charities and NGOs Non Government Organisations which since 1989 has aided thousands of communities in Central America Africa and Asia by planting nearly 65 million trees The Green Earth Appeal helps to create sustainable and productive communities throughout the developing world by financing the teaching and empowering of rural groups to grow sustainable renewable forests for agriculture and food firewood construction water collection and filtration and animal habitat This is achieved though free distance training programmes and teams of dedicated individuals in the field who train support and facilitate hope for members of communities to build better lives for themselves Why plant trees Because they change lives They provide food forage for animals and wood for fuel and construction They increase agricultural yields improve water infiltration and aquifer recharge and protect soils from wind and water erosion However planting trees can be difficult when the canopy has disappeared topsoil has been eroded and the climate and growing conditions have changed As an agroforestry resource provider our tree planting partners work with local farmers and community groups to help them better support themselves and to restore degraded lands to sustainable productivity by planting trees that not only thrive in poor soil conditions but that also benefit the local area in a multitude of ways The Green Earth Appeal is part of a worldwide network which includes technicians volunteers and community leaders allowing us to help rehabilitate environments across the globe The Green Earth Appeal is always looking to welcome companies who share a passion for the environment and or for empowering

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  • Our Mission - Green Earth Appeal
    with charities and NGOs across Africa Asia and Latin America providing food and supplying a means for rural communities to achieve economic stability through the promotion of agroforesty while at the same time reducing the CO 2 in the planet s atmosphere We work with our partners to improve livelihoods and restore degraded lands to sustainable productivity through planting beneficial trees in agroforestry systems providing a myriad of benefits such as food forage for animals increased agricultural yields improved water infiltration and the protection of soils from wind and water erosion Through a network of technicians volunteers and community leaders world wide our partners programme reaches out and provides the knowledge and ability to rehabilitate their environment Our primary partner network has helped thousands of communities in Latin America Africa and Asia improving their livelihoods and their environment by planting nearly 65 million trees These trees remove over one and a half million tons of CO 2 from the atmosphere each year The Green Earth Appeal is always looking to find companies who share a passion for the environment and or for empowering communities with more than hand outs Enquire today about how you and your company can get involved

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  • Green Apple Awards - Green Earth Appeal
    Where We Help africa americas asia AFRICA Burundi Cameroon Ethiopia Ghana Kenya Mali Senegal Tanzania Uganda AMERICAS Brazil Colombia Haiti Honduras ASIA India Philippines Contact partners Partner Log in Contact Gift a tree Tree Planting Grant Application Skip to content View Initiatives Green Apple Awards Launched in 1994 the Green Apple Awards have become internationally recognised for identifying businesses who demonstrate environmental best practice The awards attract hundreds of entries each year and a selected few are invited to the presentation ceremony at the Houses of Parliament The Green Earth Appeal have been very successful and have been award winners in 2010 2011 and 2012 We have also nominated our partners and assisted with their entries 100 of the companies we have nominated have also been successful and received Green Apple Awards at the Houses of Parliament Register your company with us today and let us work to ensure you receive the recognition your business deserves for considering the environment You are here Home Home Green Apple Awards Green Apple Awards Send us an This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or give us a call on 020 8798 0476 Skip to

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  • Partners & Planted For - Green Earth Appeal
    Corporate and Social Responsibility and giving their customers the option of tree planting to offset the CO 2 of the supplied product service No matter what your business is working with The Green Earth Appeal will highlight your social and environmental credentials at zero cost to your business Learn More More Information London Clubs International part of Caesars Entertainment is one of Europe s leading casino companies and offers the diners at all its restaurants the opportunity to participate in the Food For Thought initiative and plant a tree to offset the CO 2 associated with the production and transportation of the ingredients of their meal London Clubs International were the first of our partners to plant over 50 000 trees Initially piloting Food For Thought in just one of their venues they quickly saw the benefits and rolled out the initiative across all locations The Paper Cup Company who manufacture disposable take away paper cups in the UK provide their customers with the opportunity of participating in the Carbon Free Company initiative by planting a tree for every thousand cups purchased The trees offset the CO 2 footprint generated in the supply and production of the paper cups The trees also replace the wood stocks used in the manufacturing process Clients are also able to include Green Earth branding on the cups to demonstrate their CSR Energy Sonne are dedicated to the collection and reuse of oil from restaurants and shops Based in Mexico they provide services to companies such as McDonalds and Crowne Plaza amongst others As part of their Corporate and Social Responsibility strategy having joined Carbon Free Companies Energy Sonne offer their clients the option of planting a single tree each month to offset the Co2 associated with the collection and refining of their old oil

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  • Blog - Green Earth Appeal
    Events Carbon Free Christmas Carbon Free Caterers One Child One Tree Where We Help africa americas asia AFRICA Burundi Cameroon Ethiopia Ghana Kenya Mali Senegal Tanzania Uganda AMERICAS Brazil Colombia Haiti Honduras ASIA India Philippines Contact partners Partner Log in Contact Gift a tree Tree Planting Grant Application Skip to content You are here Home Home Blog Tom Kerridge and his Last meal on earth Food Waste Offsetting Restaurant Food Waste not for Marco Pierre White James Martin and Judy Joo Within the hospitality sector there is an understanding of an inevitable level of food waste Yet it is feasible and acceptable to offset a restaurants hotels Food Waste in a socially and environmentally responsible way The United Nations Environment Programmes backed Food For Thought initiative cost absolutely nothing to participate in yet restaurants benefit tremendously from a win win partnership a opportunity taken up by Marco Pierre White James Martin and Judy Joo Enquire Now Read more Subcategories Awards Send us an This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or give us a call on 020 8798 0476 Skip to content Top Navigate Home United Nations How We Help Where We

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  • Food Waste Offsetting - Green Earth Appeal
    Thought initiative costs absolutely nothing to participate in yet restaurants benefit tremendously from a win win partnership a opportunity taken up by Marco Pierre White James Martin and Judy Joo Consider this A restaurant cannot avoid producing food waste however by giving its diners the opportunity of including just 99p on a groups bill the food waste and carbon footprint associated with the evening are effectively offset How The Green Earth Appeal through a network of NGOs and charities guarantees that for each 99p collected a single fruit tree in planted in the developing world by farmer who could currently be standing at the back of a truck collecting aid Enquire Now By empowering these farmers and their communities with fruit trees restaurants are offsetting their food waste and carbon footprint while at the same time providing a sustainable lifestyle and removing the need for aid to many thousands of people Marco Pierre White Nottingham have provided almost 10k without costing a penny to the business The Green Earth Appeal provide legal documentation to confirm the trees have been planted and even utilise there PR team to promote the restaurants social and environmental credentials in the local media They also work on environmental award nominations to ensure the restaurants and their diners receive the full credit for the priceless contribution they make When we talk about CSR if it s not win win win it s not true CSR The Green Earth Appeals Food For Thought Initiative ticks all the boxes If you would like to know how your restaurant may qualify to participate please feel free to contact us 0161 684 2339 or partners greenearthappeal org Enquire Now You are here Home Home Blog Food Waste Offsetting Food Waste Offsetting Restaurant Food Waste not for Marco Pierre White James

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  • What is the value of a tree? - Green Earth Appeal
    of trunk with branches 3 5 Tonnes Weight of root system 0 5 Tonnes Weight of young twigs with leaves 0 5 Tonnes Total Weight 4 5 Tonnes Fixation of 1 Mol of CO2 Release of 1 Mol of O2 Total weight of oxygen produced 4 5 Tonnes Cost of oxygen 1 40 kg 6 300 For coming 30 years production of branches Young twigs and leaves approx 100 kg year would be 3 Tonnes Cost of oxygen production 4 200 Value of total oxygen production 10 500 during 50 years Gross weight of the 4 5 3 7 5 Tonnes Shedding of leaves during 50 years 5 Tonnes Net weight of tree after 50 years of growth 6 Tonnes 2 Conversion to animal flesh and bones Conversion to 10kg of animal flesh and bones in a pair of goat kids per year In 50 years the cost of meat 6 kg would be as follows Total value of meat would be 50 years x 10kg x 6 3000 3 Controlling of soil erosion and soil fertility Annual net benefit including value of organic matter would be 200 per year In 50 years it would amount to 10 000 4 Water recycling through transpiration Capital expenditure Capital Expenditure 2 pcs ½ HP pump 120 Cost of land construction of shade including installation cost 3 000 Total 3 120 Maintenance cost Salary of 2 operators 200 p m x 12 x 50 24 hours duty 120 000 Electricity charge 0 08 unit 1 unit per hour 24 x 30 x 12 x 50 x 0 08 34 560 Total 154 560 5 Sheltering of birds squirrels insects etc Capital expenditure Construction of cages with 2 500 cost of land Salary of 1 expert 120 p m Salary of 1 helper 80 p m Total salary for 50 years 120 000 Food for animals insects 0 40 day 0 40x30x 12x50 7 200 Total 129 700 6 Removal of SPM CO2 SO2 from air Capital expenditure Cost of two mega size high volume sampler with installation along with setting up of a chemical system for removal of CO2 SO2 after filtration of SPM from ambient air Two high volume sampler 4 000 Installation clunk 2 000 Total 6 000 Recurring expenditure for running the system for 24 hours Monthly Salary of two technicians 200 p m Salary of two helpers 100 p m Total 600 per month x 12 x 50 360 000 Consumption of electricity Cost of 1 unit per hour 0 08 for 24 hours the cost is approximately 2 For one year 365 x 2 730 For fifty years 36 500 Total of capital and rewiring expenditure 402 500 6 000 360 000 36 500 How much oxygen we consume Each adult person inhale about 16 kg of air per day which contain minimum 3 kg of oxygen 20 of air current market value of this amount is 4 2 1 4 per kg Thus Indian population of over

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