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15th September 2021

Supporting Local Woodlands with Ribble Rivers Trust

We are proud to announce our exciting new partnership with Ribble Rivers Trust, that promises to deliver on the ground environmental improvements in Lancashire, supporting the initiative for Britain’s Green Canopy as part of the Queen’s platinum jubilee.

The partnership will see one tree sapling planted in Lancashire soil for every 100 meters of Panaz fabric sold. This is particularly important as the county currently has just 6% woodland cover, less than half of the national average.

The woodlands and habitats planted through this partnership will create new homes for wildlife and boost biodiversity, improve water and air quality, reduce flood risk, and create places for people to relax, exercise, and immerse themselves in nature. These trees will help to reduce the amount of carbon in the atmosphere by taking in carbon as they grow, which will help to reduce the effects of climate change.

As designers and manufacturers based in Lancashire, Panaz are proud to are continue the county’s historic heritage of textiles and innovation, while regonising the importance in protecting Lancashire's natural beauty. We were the first company in our market to pioneer low-water waste fabric printing, which has since become the industry standard, as well as the first to offer contract quality printable textiles made entirely from recycled plastic bottles. As the next stage in our commitment to sustainable initiatives, we are excited to partner with the Ribble Rivers Trust and support the creation of new, local woodlands.

As one of the UK’s largest Rivers Trusts, and one of the area’s leading environmental charities, Ribble Rivers Trust are in a unique position to be able to lead the way into a greener future for everyone. Corporate supporters like Panaz are crucial in helping Ribble Rivers Trust to build on these improvements and ensure the area is more resilient to climate change, flooding, habitat loss, and declining wildlife populations.

 

CLICK HERE to discover more about Panaz's sustainable initatives

And CLICK HERE to hear more from the Ribble Rivers Trust