Monday, November 28, 2022

i2r plants tree in support of Queen’s Green Canopy initiative

In support of the Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) initiative and in memoriam to honour Her Majesty, market leading aluminium foil tray manufacturer, i2r Packaging Solutions, has recently planted a tree in the grounds of their corporate headquarters in Telford – Shropshire.

As a nationwide initiative created to mark the Platinum Jubilee, the QGC was due to conclude in December – the end of the Jubilee year. However, as the official tree planting season in the UK runs from October to March, the initiative has been extended to include the full tree planting season, beginning in October 2022 and concluding in March 2023.

The aim of the QGC was to create a living legacy with over a million trees planted in Her Majesty’s name across the nation during the first planting season, October 2021 to March 2022. The extension of the QGC initiative will build on this legacy and serve as a lasting tribute to Her Majesty’s extraordinary service to her country and her people.

The event, which was watched by many of the firm’s employees, was conducted by i2r’s managing director, James Knight, who said: “As a lasting legacy in honour of the Queen, it’s entirely fitting that i2r should add their contribution to the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative, particularly having won two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in recent years. Our tribute also serves to recognise the Queen’s unstinting support to British business and her remarkable leadership throughout her reign.”

The company is Europe’s largest aluminium tray producer. Manufacturing over 1.4 billion products annually, i2r supplies many major food producers and retail brands, as well as to wholesaler and distributor markets worldwide, including Central & Northern Europe, Asia, North & South America and Australia.

i2r will add their tree to the QGC interactive map.

For more information on i2r visit i2rps.com/.

A message from the Editor:

Thank you for reading this story on our news site - please take a moment to read this important message:

As you know, our aim is to bring you, the reader, an editorially led news site and magazine but journalism costs money and we rely on advertising, print and digital revenues to help to support them.

With the Covid-19 pandemic having a major impact on our industry as a whole, the advertising revenues we normally receive, which helps us cover the cost of our journalists and this website, have been drastically affected.

As such we need your help. If you can support our news sites/magazines with either a small donation of even £1, or a subscription to our magazine, which costs just £31.50 per year, (inc p&P and mailed direct to your door) your generosity will help us weather the storm and continue in our quest to deliver quality journalism.

As a subscriber, you will have unlimited access to our web site and magazine. You'll also be offered VIP invitations to our events, preferential rates to all our awards and get access to exclusive newsletters and content.

Just click here to subscribe and in the meantime may I wish you the very best.
















Latest news

Related news

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close