We made it! It’s finally 2022! But before we get stuck into the new year, we need to take a look back at 2021. The start of a new year is always a great time for resolutions and reflections. It puts things into perspective and generally makes us appreciate what we’ve got and highlights what we need to work on. Generally, this process is pretty introspective, but what’s stopping us from broadening our [...]
Here at Gone West, we believe that our planters are the most important members of our team. Without them, we would never have achieved the things we have. So, we want to give them a voice. We recently interviewed Nicky, our planter from Glasgow, who recently broke the Icelandic planting record alongside his friend, Josh. Together, they managed to plant 7865 trees in one day! Nicky is actually helping represent Gone West at [...]
COP26 is finally here! World leaders have come from all around the globe to meet at Glasgow to discuss climate change. At Gone West, we think it’s important to walk the walk, so we’re also going to be attending! A number of our team members will be there as well as some of our planters, so you can really get to know the people who plant the trees you buy. Want to know [...]
There is no doubt about it that the Earth is in a crisis. Our planet faces daily problems such as air pollution, increased warming, dying species, increased plastic consumption, shrinking coasts , plastic pollution, sea-level increase, among many other threats. Every three seconds, the world loses enough forest to cover a football pitch and there is the growing popularity of the need to be more environmentally conscious and friendly. But that's not enough [...]
Here at Gone West we are continually looking to expand our horizons and help better our world's forests like any other business, in order to reach our goals we need to be constantly generating new ideas and projects, and one way in which we do this is by collaborating with businesses who have similar ethos and visions of making our planet more sustainable. By collaborating with businesses we are able to grow more [...]
Fact3 and Gone West working side by side for the planet. Thanks to Fact3 and their help with finance management and business planning, Gone West has been able to do more of what it does best: plant trees.
There is no business on a dead planet. We are thankful to be working with conscious businesses out there that realize their impact on the environment and want to give back. One of them is The Solid Wood Flooring Company which produces high-quality hardwood floors and brings a bit of outdoors inside.