SETN featuring Plan Bee Ltd

A huge thank you to SETN (Scottish Environmental Technology Network) for featuring us in their company magazine this month. Discussing our already impressive array of awards they showcased our most recent accolade, ‘Small Business of the Year’ which we were awarded at the Business Green Leaders Awards in London earlier this month. The Business Green Leaders […]

What comes to mind when you think of your local golf course?

Do you picture a tranquil landscape of sporting promise? Or a green desert, providing nothing but dead wasteland requiring masses of chemical interference to maintain its manicured façade? Here at Plan Bee we see golf courses as so much more. Already providing acres of greenery, with just a few minor changes, golf courses across the […]

Bee themed family fun day at Amazonia

Plan Bee went to Amazonia (M&D’S Theme Park) last Sunday to participate in a bee themed family fun day! With plenty of bee themed activities on offer, including face painting, balloon modelling, flower planting and honey tasting we felt right at home. As well as showing off the brand new bee hive at Amazonia, Plan […]

Picture and Quote of the Week – 08/08/2014

Picture and quote of the week 08/08/2014 “There is something fundamentally wrong in treating the Earth as if it were a business in liquidation.” Herman E. Daly

Short-listed at the VIBES Awards 2014!

We are very proud to announce that Plan Bee Ltd have been short-listed in two categories at the VIBES Awards 2014 (Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland)! The VIBES Awards are held each year to recognise and showcase best environmental practices. The two categories are Environmental Product or Service Award which rewards businesses […]

Let the bees get to work at Amazonia!

Last April, the Plan Bee team went to Amazonia, Scotland’s Largest Indoor Tropical Forest, to give lessons about bee-keeping and the importance of honey-bees and other pollinators within our eco-system. As well as this unique learning experience, the kids had the amazing opportunity to paint the beehive that Amazonia was going to place in the […]

One country, one beehive! (Kenya)

Bee-keeping has been practised in Kenya for centuries now in the savannah, mountain and coastal regions. Using both Langstroth and Kenya Top Bar hives (originally developed in Canada) we can now estimate that there are almost 2 million beehives in the country thanks to the techniques of generations of bee-keepers. Despite being more fragile than […]

One country, on beehive! (Pakistan)

During the Commonwealth Games we have been showcasing various forms of bee-keeping from the countries participating in this thrilling Glasgow event and today we want to show you some beehives from Pakistan! Bee-keeping was introduced in Pakistan during the 20th century and has seen huge developments since the 80s in local production and international exportation. […]

One country, one beehive (Uganda)

As you have probably noticed, the Commonwealth Games are happening in Glasgow just now and the city is buzzing! Here at Plan Bee Ltd, we have been recognised for its contributing to the local community in the host city through our School Legacy Project. We recently introduced our Commonwealth beehive designed by Lourdes Secondary School […]

Kiki’s last day at Plan Bee

Today is the last day of Kiki’s internship at Plan Bee. Here’s what she had to say about her time with the company: “I am really proud of the research on Chinese social media and e-commerce, and the work on digital marketing in both the UK and China I’ve done for the company.” Before my […]