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Trees eat C02 for breakfast. Help us plant more of them

Capturing and storing carbon in the atmosphere is vital in the fight against climate change. Trees eat CO2 for breakfast and by making a donation to the Woodland Trust you are helping us plant trees and protect woodland across the UK, locking up carbon and creating havens of green space for wildlife and people.

The average UK individual is directly responsible for 9 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year.

  • Your £100 donation could allow us to plant 100 square metres of woodland – enough to store nearly 4 tonnes of carbon
  • Donate £25 and we could plant up to 25 square metres of woodland – enough to store almost 1 tonne of carbon
  • A £10 donation could plant enough trees to store 0.4 tonnes, the equivalent of a return flight to Athens.

Avoid, reduce and donate

Everyday actions like driving to work or heating our homes, releases a significant amount of carbon, but we can all do our bit to tackle CO2 emissions. Why not join a car share scheme at work, give public transport a go or turn down the heating? Recycle as much as possible and always turn the lights off when you leave a room.

With the help of a tree or two, you can reduce your impact either further. Making a donation helps us plant trees and care for existing woodland locking up carbon and fighting climate change.

Your donation will support the work of the Woodland Trust, including our aim of planting a tree for every person in the UK by 2025, but may not be spent exclusively on tree planting. In 2018, 80p of every £1 we received went towards our charitable objectives. Learn more about our objectives here.

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