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Westmeath Company Plans To Combat Carbon Footprint With 1 Million Bees

Mr. Crumb is hoping to create a buzz in the county.

A business in Westmeath is hoping to create a buzz in the Lake County with a new initiative to combat its carbon footprint. 

Mr. Crumb in Finnea is planning to introduce one million bees into the local eco-system in the next three years - beginning with two hives of 80 thousand bees each.  

They have previously planted 22,000 trees and bought up acres of bogland in similar projects. 

Owner of the company Bernard Coyle says its crucial for the environtment to replenish the current bee population:

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