Harlequin celebrates 25 years in partnership with The Woodland Trust

19th October 2006
Leading storage tank supplier Harlequin Oil Tanks, has embarked upon a year long partnership with the Woodland Trust, to celebrate the pioneering plastic tank manufacturer's 25th. birthday.
Since 1 April 2006 and until 31 March 2007, a tree will be dedicated to the Woodland Trust for every Harlequin Bunded Tank, Fuel Station or Waste Oil Tank sold. The trees will be dedicated at sites in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Similar arrangements are being made for Harlequin tanks sold in the Republic of Ireland.

Harlequin's Managing Director Brian McCann says, “Having pioneered environmentally responsible fuel storage for 25 years, we are delighted to celebrate our Silver Anniversary in partnership with the Woodland Trust. As a result of our birthday celebrations, a minimum of £25,000 will be donated to the Woodland Trust to mark our 25th. birthday.”

The Woodland Trust's Sue Lockwood says, “Dedicating trees is a great way to mark a significant event or anniversary. Woods are crucial to sustaining life on our planet. They enhance the quality of our lives and the environment with their richness and biodiversity, their colours and landscapes. Many species depend totally on woodland for survival. Thanks to the support of Clarehill Plastics Limited we will be able to care for and manage these important habitats for years to come.”

Established in 1981, Clarehill Plastics Limited has grown to become the UK's leading independent manufacturer of rotationally moulded storage containers, under the Harlequin brand. Today's Harlequin range includes over 70 different models of Basic and Advance Single Skin Tanks, Standard and Contract Bunded Tanks, Fuel Station and Fuel Point Diesel Storage and Dispensing Tanks, and Waste Oil Tanks, available in capacities of up to 10,000 litres. The Northern Ireland based company supplies a diverse and demanding customer base throughout the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man and exports to a growing number of mainland European markets including Belgium, Denmark and France.

The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading woodland conservation charity. Established in 1972, the Trust aims to stop any further loss of ancient woodland; to restore and improve the biodiversity of woods; to increasing new native woodland; and to improve people's understanding and enjoyment of woodland. The Trust today has 300,000 members and supporters and has over 1,000 sites in its care covering approximately 20,000 hectares throughout the United Kingdom. Access to its sites is free.

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