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17 09, 2020

An Earthy Cheers!

By |2020-09-17T17:03:39+10:00September 17th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Wine, as any aficionado will tell you, is a holistic experience – you taste, smell, swirl, describe, hunt for metaphors, tell other people about it, look for the quirkiest or most picturesque cellar door, then go liking to find out how the wine was made and by whom. Wine is ultimately about connection. To the story in the bottle, to the land from which it came. Gundog Estate is a [...]

17 09, 2020

Luminary and their trees!

By |2020-09-17T16:35:49+10:00September 17th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

  Big shout out to Marty Drill, Founder of Luminary, a digital agency that’s been around since 1999. Luminary’s aim is to make digital bright and the human experience brighter. They have been carbon neutral for the last 3 years and are avid supporters of tree planting.       We are pleased to announce that Fifteen Trees is one of the beneficiaries of Luminary’s commitment to supporting the environment. [...]

17 09, 2020

Revegetating the countryside with G.J. Gardner Homes.

By |2020-09-17T15:34:00+10:00September 17th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Some of our tree planting partners are quietly racking up whole forests. G.J. Gardner Homes is one of our strongest supporters, having planted 56,000 trees with us over the past 8 years. That impressive number comes as a result of G.J. Gardner planting 15 trees for every home it builds in Tasmania and Victoria. And as a well-established building company with a reputation for quality and reliability, it is a popular choice. [...]

17 09, 2020

Continued Support from G.J. Gardner Bendigo.

By |2020-09-17T15:26:32+10:00September 17th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Some of our tree planting partners are quietly racking up whole forests. G.J. Gardner Homes is one of our strongest supporters, having planted 56,000 trees with us over the past 8 years. That impressive number comes as a result of G.J. Gardner planting 15 trees for every home it builds in Tasmania and Victoria. And as a well-established building company with a reputation for quality and reliability, it is a popular choice.   [...]

11 09, 2020

Brigidine Sisters and their love of the Earth.

By |2020-09-11T15:19:59+10:00September 11th, 2020|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

The Brigidine Sisters have been supporting the work of Fifteen Trees for a number of years now and this year has been no exception. From Malvern to Mordialloc across to Bonbeach and Ardeer, 8 sisters have each purchased 15 (or more) trees to reduce the carbon emission of their community cars. They have a deep love of not only for people but also for the Earth and all its living [...]

11 09, 2020

Linux Conference plants 200 Trees.

By |2020-09-11T13:33:13+10:00September 11th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Another successful ‘open source software‘ conference was held earlier this year by Linux Australia. Running since 1999, Linux is the largest linux and open source conference in the Asia-Pacific region. Their annual conference provides technical presentations from industry leaders and experts on a wide array of subjects relating to open source projects, data and open government and community engagement. In January this year, the conference was held at the Gold [...]

10 09, 2020

Giving Back to the Community!

By |2020-09-11T09:18:18+10:00September 10th, 2020|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Multi-award-winning 'masters of construction', Nicholson Construction, have been a fixture in Ballarat since 1889. In fact, the Nicholson family are the longest continuous members of the Master Builders Association Ballarat. They have been a driving force in establishing and growing the industry in the region. While their list of projects is remarkable - from hospitals to major heritage restorations to retail precincts - their business practices are equally as impressive. [...]

3 09, 2020

Frolicking Gently on the Earth.

By |2020-09-03T15:34:10+10:00September 3rd, 2020|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Ballarat Frolic Festival is Ballarat’s very own LGBTQ+ arts and culture festival. It’s hard to understate the importance of local festivals to LGBTQ+ communities. Everyone deserves to feel safe and valued in the streets of their hometown, but in traditionally conservative regional areas acceptance of difference can be slow. Frolic provides a safe space to celebrate the rich creative talents of Ballarat’s queer community.     Last year (2109) was [...]

1 09, 2020

We’re very keen on Effective Electrical.

By |2020-09-01T09:51:33+10:00September 1st, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|1 Comment

Who doesn’t love electricity. I mean, you might not think about it much, but imagine your daily life without it…pretty bleak, right? We’re also very keen on electricians, because they tame and train the electricity, and we especially love electricians with an environmental conscience. Like Luke and Nick from Effective Electrical. Luke, Nick, and their team of professionals will do most electrical work, including installing solar panel systems. Home solar [...]

25 08, 2020

Simon’s gift to the planet!

By |2020-09-09T12:29:27+10:00August 25th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Simon Hughes from Renovators Paradise is unique in that he specialises in the sale of reclaimed building materials. This company encourages recycling and up-cycling. The process encourages recycling and reduces land fill, but it also showcases skill sets from bygone eras in products that are not reproduced in todays construction industry. The treasures we salvage add character and style to both old or new homes.   Flowedale Landcare have planted [...]

25 08, 2020

A library of trees!

By |2020-09-01T09:34:00+10:00August 25th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

A CAVAL tree.   Established in 1978, CAVAL is a consortium of academic libraries across Australia. They develop and deliver best of breed library and information solutions for stakeholders and support growth and innovation in the library and education communities. CAVAL also deliver webinars ... which brings us to how Fifteen Trees is involved. CAVAL has purchased trees for presenters and facilitators for their series of webinars this [...]

18 08, 2020

The Eastern Yellow Robin Sings!

By |2020-08-24T12:51:12+10:00August 18th, 2020|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Thompson Family Funerals has been helping the district say goodbye to its people since 1918, just after the First World War. A business just doesn’t last that long without a strong connection to the needs and values of the community. It will come as no surprise to learn that Thompson Family Funerals also gives back to the local environment. Most recently Thompson Family Funerals partnered with Fifteen Trees to contribute [...]

17 08, 2020

Planting trees … simple as!

By |2020-08-18T13:06:03+10:00August 17th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Waldron Heating, Cooling and Hot Water has been heating, cooling, and watering the good people of Ballarat and districts for over thirty years. In recent times, Karl Waldron and his team have also been installing solar systems. They’re in the wholesome business of keeping us comfortable and providing options when it comes to our environmental impact.   When you’re a reputable business with a loyal and growing clientele you tend [...]

13 08, 2020

Generous, sustainable thinkers – Obus!

By |2020-08-13T16:19:27+10:00August 13th, 2020|Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Most ethical shoppers these days like to know something about how their clothing is made, where it’s made, and what processes were used. Obus, a Melbourne clothing and accessories store, is completely upfront about all of this, with rigorous quality checks in place from design choices to the factory floor. But Obus’s social conscience extends far beyond the production line. Obus has partnered with or contributed to numerous social and [...]

13 08, 2020

A sector stepping up!

By |2020-08-14T09:03:01+10:00August 13th, 2020|Conferences, Events, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

You know there are significant cultural shifts happening when education industry advocacy groups start pouring time and effort into fighting climate change. The international education sector is one example of an industry where sustainability and environmental responsibility has become an important KPI. CANIE (Climate Action Network for International Educators) formed out of a growing grassroots belief that fighting climate change, far from being a peripheral concern for the sector, is [...]

12 08, 2020

Trees for the Pyrenees!

By |2020-08-12T13:10:00+10:00August 12th, 2020|GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Some of our tree planting partners are quietly racking up whole forests. G.J. Gardner Homes is one of our strongest supporters, having planted 56,000 trees with us over the past 8 years. That impressive number comes as a result of G.J. Gardner planting 15 trees for every home it builds in Tasmania and Victoria. And as a well-established building company with a reputation for quality and reliability, it is a popular choice. [...]

11 08, 2020

G.J. Gardner Homes are growing forests.

By |2020-08-11T13:49:16+10:00August 11th, 2020|GJG, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Some of our tree planting partners are quietly racking up whole forests. G.J. Gardner Homes is one of our strongest supporters, having planted 56,000 trees with us over the past 8 years. That impressive number comes as a result of G.J. Gardner planting 15 trees for every home it builds in Tasmania and Victoria. And as a well-established building company with a reputation for quality and reliability, it is a [...]

11 08, 2020

A Wildlife Bridge.

By |2020-08-11T13:20:27+10:00August 11th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

There are a few key words one likes to have associated with finance matters. Quick, simple, knowledgeable, and professional are a few that come to mind. These days, ethical and responsible are two more it’s hard to justify doing without. Jana De Jonge from ENSO Finance covers all those key words. Jana's company will guide you toward financial freedom while looking after the earth at the same time.   [...]

10 08, 2020

One keg of wine = one tree planted.

By |2020-08-10T14:51:59+10:00August 10th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

TAPwines is a contemporary keg-style system of wine storage and service that significantly reduces waste, landfill, and manufacturing emissions. Andrew De Angelis and his innovative team at TAPwines plants one tree for every wine keg that is refilled with their beautiful Italian wines.   Some scenes from Koala Clancy's tree planting day.   This year, TAPWines has helped us to plant another 1200 native trees for the wild [...]

9 08, 2020

In Memory of Loved Ones.

By |2020-08-09T11:44:28+10:00August 9th, 2020|Fifteen Trees, Harrison Funerals, Tree Plantings in Victoria|0 Comments

Harrison Funerals is one of our oldest supporters. Since 2010, Harrison Funerals has partnered with Fifteen Trees to plant one mature tree for every funeral service held. At the end of this season, we will have planted 800 trees for Harrison Funerals.   Harrison Funeral’s plantings are truly community affairs. All the trees are planted by community groups, and in shared spaces - schools, community grounds, public reserves and gardens. [...]

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