Cards flood in for woodland appeal

PUBLISHED: 14:12 06 February 2008 | UPDATED: 21:30 15 June 2010

SEATON councillor Mel Greenyer delivered thousands of old Christmas cards to Axminster Tesco last week as part of the Woodland Trust's card recycling scheme. A joint project between Axe Valley Recycle and Sustainable Seaton, councillors Greenyer and Clair

SEATON councillor Mel Greenyer delivered thousands of old Christmas cards to Axminster Tesco last week as part of the Woodland Trust's card recycling scheme.A joint project between Axe Valley Recycle and Sustainable Seaton, councillors Greenyer and Claire Wise offered their homes up as collection points for the people of Seaton to deliver their used cards.This year the Woodland Trust hopes to get enough cards to plant 24,000 trees."Despite very short notice, the residents of Seaton responded magnificently and filled several shopping trolleys with their cards," said councillor Greenyer."I had to fight my way into my house, there were so many cards arriving,"said Councillor Wise.

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