Shred Station gets active for the Amazon!

This November, Shred Station staff members are getting active to raise funds for Rainforest Trust UK!

Shred Station staff are collectively aiming to cover 1000 miles this November by each walking, running, rowing, swimming or cycling as many miles as possible. Determined to raise as much awareness and money as possible for Rainforest Trust UK, we’ll be keeping a daily log of how many miles we move.

Here’s our progress so far:

If you’d like to support us on our mission to raise vital funds for the Rainforest Trust UK, you can donate by clicking on the purple button above, or visiting our Just Giving page.

Why Rainforest Trust UK?

Between August 2020 and July 2021, 4,044.8 square miles of the Amazon rainforest was destroyed – much of it illegally. At this rate of deforestation and other human disturbances, the Amazon now actually appears to be releasing more climate-warming gases than it stores. If this continues, the devastation of habitats and global temperature increases are, sadly, inevitable.

Rainforest Trust UK has already placed over 34 million acres of rainforest under permanent protection. This includes the Amazon rainforest, the Congo rainforest, and many more across the globe. The Rainforest Trust UK has many fantastic ongoing projects that help to support the conservation and protection of the many endangered species and indigenous communities that call our world’s rainforests home.

Shred Station chose to support the Rainforest Trust UK as 100% of their donations go to conservation action. No board member receives financial benefit, and their staff salaries are modest. That means any money we raise will go directly into conservation rather than into the pockets of top charity executives.

Follow our progress!

We will keep a daily log of our miles and update our social channels when we hit certain milestones. Follow our progress on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see how we’re getting on! Our team will appreciate all the motivation we can get on the cold November evenings, so feel free to cheer us along!

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