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Blue Horizon Prints Partners with One Tree Planted

Blue Horizon Prints Partners with One Tree Planted

We’re excited to announce our partnership with One Tree Planted, an organisation to support the Global reforestation in order to help our magnificent planet. We have pledged $1 to the project for every order we receive. One dollar gives one tree to be planted around the globe.

One Tree Planted is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to global reforestation. Their mission is to reforest the planet, one tree at a time. Every $1 donated helps plant 1 tree. It’s that simple. They also raise awareness about the importance of trees, offer businesses like ours a simple sustainability solution, and motivate younger generations to do something positive for the environment.

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We’re excited to announce our partnership with One Tree Planted, an organisation to support the Global reforestation in order to help our magnificent planet. We have pledged $1 to the project for every order we receive. One dollar gives one tree to be planted around the globe.

We care deeply about the planet and creating a business that gives back to nature. That’s why we’re thrilled to share that we’re partnering with One Tree Planted/@onetreeplanted to plant a tree for every artwork sold.

Here at Blue Horizon Prints, we are committed to being the greenest canvas prints company in the world! At present we use 100% cotton canvas for all our orders, 95% of all canvas printers use a much cheaper ploy-cotton which is a plastic/cotton mix, we use plantation pine moulding for the canvas print stretcher bars, acid-free art papers for our paper prints and water-based inks. But we’ve taken it one step further this week by partnering with One Tree Planted,

Here in Australia, the project is currently focused on the Eastern coast of Tasmania to create s forested wildlife corridor. Our partner has chosen trees that will bring the greatest overall benefit to the region. This includes various types of Eucalyptus and Acacia trees, among others, depending on the specific needs of each section of habitat being recreated across the Tasmanian midlands.
Our amazing partners are creating wildlife corridors with local vegetation and tree species from the Eastern Tiers to Central Highlands of Tasmania. Beyond protecting the habitats of seven endangered species, the long-term goals for this project are to establish 1.5 million native plants and sequester over 30,000 tonnes of carbon by 2030. Rebuilding these corridors will also help strengthen the environment against the impact of climate change, now and into the future.

We plant trees with @onetreeplanted! Every tree makes a positive impact for nature, wildlife, and people.

We’re very proud and pleased to be associated with this project and we are committed as a business to assisting this planet to restore the forests and help to mitigate the effects of climate change. Trees help clean the air we breathe, filter the water we drink and provide habitat to over 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity. They also provide jobs to over 1.6 billion people, absorb harmful carbon from the atmosphere, and are key ingredients in 25% of all medicines.

Planting trees may be one of the best methods today to slow today’s climate change with its currently rising temperatures on Earth. This is a project that people around the world can work on together to try to restore the environment in their countries and ultimately the world.

We are honoured to support reforestation with @onetreeplanted as part of our commitment to sustainability.

We took a long look at One Tree Planted and discovered their aims and goals closely aligned with our desire to do something more constructive to help the planet.
Here are some of the amazing results possible if more trees are planted.

TREES COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE
Excess carbon dioxide (CO2) is building up in our atmosphere, contributing to climate change. Trees absorb CO2, removing and storing the carbon while releasing oxygen back into the air. In one year, an acre of mature trees absorbs the same amount of CO2 produced when you drive your car 26,000 miles.

TREES CLEAN THE AIR
Trees absorb odours and pollutant gases (nitrogen oxides, ammonia, sulphur dioxide and ozone) and filter particulates out of the air by trapping them on their leaves and bark.

TREES PROVIDE OXYGEN
In one year an acre of mature trees can provide enough oxygen for 18 people.

TREES SAVE WATER
Shade from trees slows water evaporation from thirsty lawns. Most newly planted trees need only fifteen gallons of water a week. As trees transpire, they increase atmospheric moisture.

TREES HELP PREVENT WATER POLLUTION
Trees reduce runoff by breaking rainfall thus allowing the water to flow down the trunk and into the earth below the tree. This prevents stormwater from carrying pollutants to the ocean. When mulched, trees act like a sponge that filters this water naturally and uses it to recharge groundwater supplies.

TREES HELP PREVENT SOIL EROSION
On hillsides or stream slopes, trees slow runoff and hold soil in place.

TREES PROVIDE A CANOPY AND HABITAT FOR WILDLIFE
Australia is home to a huge variety of unique plants and animals, with over 80% of native species not found anywhere else. The southern island of Tasmania is one of the last places that many of Australia’s threatened native species can thrive. However, centuries of farming in the Tasmanian midlands have depleted habitats and reduced biodiversity. With fewer places to find shelter and food, some of Australia’s endangered endemic species – including the iconic Tasmanian Devil – are at further risk. Planting trees with this project will protect Tasmania’s biodiversity while stimulating tourism, creating jobs and revitalizing local farming.

We look forward to helping with this project and we’re glad to give. Keep those orders coming so we can all help our planet!

#Trees clean our air and water, provide homes for wildlife, and contribute to our health and livelihoods. That’s why we plant trees with @onetreeplanted!

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