A proud reforestation partner of One Tree Planted.
Founded back in 2014, One Tree Planted is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organisation on a mission to help the environment through planting trees.
There are an estimated 60,000 different tree species on Earth. Faced with the threat of deforestation, more than 8,000 of these tree species are in decline. Trees play several important roles that benefit us, our biodiversity and the climate. They absorb harmful carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere, filtering the air we breathe. In a single year, a mature tree will absorb up to 48 pounds of carbon dioxide gas (CO2) from the atmosphere. Trees also help to regulate our diseases, clean the water we drink, and provide a habitat for more than 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity.
Forests cover around 1/3 of all land on Earth, but every year 15 billion trees are cut down around the world. We have already lost 46% of the worlds historic forests, and currently, 15% of global greenhouse gas emissions are the result of deforestation. Global industrialisation, agriculture, logging and infrastructure are all encroaching on the natural world.
We must work together to rebuild our forests if we are to protect our planet from climate change. Therefore, we are proud to be working with One Tree Planted, reforesting our planet by planting one tree for every order placed at Eco Earth Market.
During 2020 we supported the Australian koala project by One Tree Planted. Australia has witnessed unprecedented wildfires in 2020, where 12.6 million hectares of forest burned, releasing an estimated 434 million tonnes of carbon dioxide
(CO2) into the atmosphere. The Australian forests are the seventh largest forest area in the world and provide important habitats to wildlife. Unfortunately, these recent wildfires took the lives of more than 1 billion animals. With your help we contributed nearly 100 trees to the project in 2020.
For 2021 we are supporting the chimpanzee project by One Tree Planted and the Jane Goodall Institute. We are planting trees in the Albertine Rift forests of Uganda, close to where Dr. Jane Goodall began her extraordinary career and fell in love with chimpanzees. As of the 31/01/2021, we have already planted nearly 40 trees for the project and we hope to reach our goal or planting a total of 1,000 trees by the end of 2021. The project will help to restore the depleted Ugandan forests and provide important habitats for chimpanzees.
The Tree Tracker!
You can keep track of the trees we plant in real time with our awesome new tree counter.
What is the tree planting process?
When you place an order at our market we will notify One Tree Planted and pay them for the planting of 1 tree in your name. One Tree Planted will then schedule the planting of your tree for the upcoming planting season in Australia.
The four main stages to planting your tree!
The site of plantation is prepared to make sure the land is suitable for planting trees.
Tree saplings are grown and nurtured in a tree nursery until they are ready to be planted.
When the tree saplings are ready, they are transported to the prepared site and planted by hand.
To ensure the success of the plantation, the new trees will be carefully monitored and looked after.
How do I know you planted my tree?
After your order has been processed and dispatched you will receive a Tree Planting E-Certificate, awarded by One Tree Planted. We place our tree orders with One Tree Planted every month, therefore it can take up to 30 days from the date of your order to receive your certificate. If it has been more than 30 days and you have not received your certificate, please email us at: email@example.com
Important update on Tree Planting Certificates
We are experiencing amazing growth of our small business and we are so thankful to all of our wonderful customers for supporting us!
However, as a result of this and lower staffing levels during the pandemic, it has been extremely difficult to maintain the intense administrative task of individually addressing certificates to you.
As a temporary measure, we are now issueing customers 1 monthly certificate in our name which totals the number of trees we have planted for the month, for all of your orders.
If you would like us to create an individually addressed certificate for you, please let us know in your order notes or by email and we would be happy to do this!
In the future we plan to return to individually addressed certificates as the situation evolves.