We’re committed to looking after green spaces in our local communities, caring for wildlife, and working with local groups and charities to make a difference.
We’ve helped clean up green spaces
Each of our colleagues is given two days paid volunteering to get out in the community and make a difference, and many colleagues use this time to care for green spaces.
From litter picking to gardening, this hands-on approach means that our communities can continue to enjoy local nature.
We also run and get involved with community clean-ups across our areas.
We are introducing more wildlife friendly planting schemes at new stores, and even have plans to trial community gardens.
At Barrowby Food Store, we’re trialing climbing plants on the walls of the outlet – providing even more green space.
Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust are helping us to identify ways we can improve the greenery around existing outlets, too. Watch this space!
The Co-op Wood was first developed in celebration of our 150th birthday back in 2011 and is maintained by Nettleham Woodland Trust.
Trees were planted and a pond was created. Not only does this site serve as a great home for an abundance of local wildlife, it's a lovely place to go for a walk.
Colleagues continue to get involved with volunteering at the site, and it’s fantastic to see how it’s developed over the years.
Supporting Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
When booking through our travel teams, customers can donate to Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust.
Donations range from £10 to £50, suggested per person based on the length and type of journey, or alternatively holidaymakers can choose a donation that best suits them.
By making this donation, they are making a positive contribution to the environment by helping to improve and maintain wildlife habitats and their ability to lock in carbon.