How to Do Something Positive for Our Awesome Planet

How to Do Something Positive for Our Awesome Planet

by Wendy Rubiano August 07, 2017

We recently passed Earth Overshoot Day, which means the next 5 months are using resources Earth cannot replenish. It's gloomy news, but don't tune out! Don't turn away in despair. Our planet is amazing and we needs all hands on deck to help move in the direction of sustainability. We can do it, here are 7 ways to take positive action.

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One Tree Planted Partners with House of Marley to Plant 75K Trees

One Tree Planted Partners with House of Marley to Plant 75K Trees

by Diana Chaplin August 03, 2017

We're thrilled to announced our partnership with House of Marley - makers of sustainably sourced speakers, headphones, and other audio products - to plant 75K trees by next year. 

This partnership will not only make a huge positive impact for the environment, it shows just how powerful businesses can be when their practices are aligned with the core values of respect for nature. 

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How Two Young Tree Ambassadors Make a Difference in Their Community

How Two Young Tree Ambassadors Make a Difference in Their Community

by Diana Chaplin June 16, 2017

There’s nothing more hopeful and inspiring than seeing kids and young adults get excited about making a positive difference for their environment. After all, it is future generations who will experience the greatest impact of both deforestation and reforestation.

Here's how two young Tree Ambassadors are doing good in Oakland, CA.

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Green Business: 4 Easy Ways to Create Sustainable Brands

Green Business: 4 Easy Ways to Create Sustainable Brands

by Karen Rubiano June 01, 2017

No matter what stage your business is in, you can take small steps that make a big difference in contributing to a greener world.

These sustainability strategies will help you save money, cut carbon emissions, lower resource consumption, and build more green initiatives in your programs.

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Unlocking the Potential of Small-Scale Wood Farmers in Kenya

Unlocking the Potential of Small-Scale Wood Farmers in Kenya

by Diana Chaplin May 23, 2017

Komaza is a truly unique organization and reforestation partner. Combining the challenges of deforestation, poverty, and unsustainable economics, Komaza is harnessing the collective power of small-scale farmers in Kenya to create a positive social impact.

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Heron Lakes Restoration in Oregon - Pollinators Rejoice

Heron Lakes Restoration in Oregon - Pollinators Rejoice

by Diana Chaplin May 17, 2017

There's nothing sweeter than the sight of people coming together for the shared mission of restoration, reforestation, and nurturing the environment. That's exactly what we saw in Oregon this week! Here's how two groups came together to plant a pollinator site and a lake buffer zone.

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PLANTING TREES FOR THE ABOAKYER FESTIVAL 2017

PLANTING TREES FOR THE ABOAKYER FESTIVAL 2017

by Wendy Rubiano May 09, 2017

We were on the field again!! This time in Winneba, Ghana where One Tree Planted helped fund the planting of 500 trees with our reforestation partner, Memory Tree Initiative.

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How VistaJet Offsets Carbon by Planting Trees

How VistaJet Offsets Carbon by Planting Trees

by Diana Chaplin May 05, 2017

VistaJet is a private jet airline and forward-thinking company that partnered with One Tree Planted to plant 20,000 trees in 2017!

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Earth Day Recap: Reforestation in Colorado

Earth Day Recap: Reforestation in Colorado

by Diana Chaplin April 29, 2017

We had an AMAZING day planting trees in Colorado on Earth Day. Check out all the details, photos, and partners who joined us.

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Here's a Great Reason to Hold On Tight to Old Growth Trees

by Leah Feor July 15, 2016

Carbon Sequestration Old Growth Trees

While it’s understandable that there is a lot to grasp when it comes to carbon, it’s important that we begin to familiarize ourselves with the topic, and not shy away from it. 

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Are You Up For a Challenge?

by Leah Feor July 01, 2016

Million Tree Challenge

A tree has so many benefits on its own – even just one tree planted can make a big impact to the global ecosystem.  What about when we get many of them together, you know, like in a forest?

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Are You Interested in Learning More About Sustainability?

by Leah Feor June 20, 2016

Are You Interested in Learning About Sustainability

As this word becomes further integrated into our daily vocabulary, it’s important to make sure that we are all on the same page.

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When it Comes to Sustainability, Walking the Talk is Key

by Leah Feor June 17, 2016

Sustainability

The word sustainability is new to some, perhaps even perceived as a buzzword – a word that comes and goes from people’s vocabulary depending on what’s trending.

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Trees Restore Economies

by Leah Feor June 13, 2016

Trees Restore Economies

“It all comes down to money” is something I hear often.  Yes, financial sustainability is important.  However, it isn’t the only variable in the equation.

 

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Deforestation: My 2 cents on the subject

by Matt Hill January 05, 2016

“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself.” This powerful quote stated by Franklin D. Roosevelt accurately sums up the problem with deforestation.  Known as, “the permanent removal of forests or stand of trees to make land available for other uses”, deforestation has truly crippled the environment and continues to plague ecosystems on a global scale.

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INDIAN VILLAGE PLANTS 111 TREES FOR EVERY NEWBORN GIRL

by Cloe Rainville July 21, 2015

Like in much of the eastern world, birthing a son is preferred, but this village has decided to do something extraordinary to save the lives of newborn girls and ensure they have a promising future- for themselves and the planet

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