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Why Public Goods Plants a Tree With Every Order

Trees are the lungs of our planet, as well as an essential source of food.

tree in field during sunset

They provide habitats for many of the creatures that fuel both our environment and agriculture. Without them, we could not breathe, and we would be unable to absorb much of the carbon dioxide that contributes to climate change.

Despite the fact that we need trees, we are cutting them down to clear land for unsustainable industries or real estate developments. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, University of Arkansas researcher Philip Curtis estimated that the production of commodity crops, such as palm oil, destroys 12.4 millions acres of forests every year.

When the 2019 Amazon wildfires began, our team at Public Goods realized we had to do something. After many hours of research and conversations with representatives from the world’s top environmental nonprofits, we decided on a simple yet effective solution: planting as many trees as we could afford.

To make this vision a reality, we partnered with Eden Reforestation Projects. For more than a decade the organization has restored forests in areas that are vital in the fight against global warming. This noble work of tree planting also becomes a source of income for local communities.

Every time someone orders Public Goods products or signs up for one of our email lists, we send Eden a little money to plant a tree. This month our goal is to fund the planting of 100,000 trees!

Currently we are one of Eden’s “Seedling Partners,” but we can plan on becoming a “Forest Level Partner.” With your help, we can do our part to plant the two trillion trees Eden needs to restore crucial forests in Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique and Nepal.

If you shop with us, combating climate change is only a click away. It’s really that easy. Click here to get started!

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    • Hi Betty! You can visit our shop here. When you enter your email address to gain access to our site, we gift you a 14-day free trial so you can give our products a try. At the end of the trial, if you choose not to cancel, you’ll be charged for our annual membership fee. The membership fee allows us to provide our high-quality, premium goods at a direct-to-consumer price. You can read more about the benefits to membership by visiting our blog post:

      By Joseph Rauch

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  • Why do I need a subscription to shop on your website? I don’t see an about page explaining how it works.

    • Great question! Our membership model allows us to offer the highest quality with the lowest price tag. We provide our products at a direct-to-consumer price (no distributors or retailers!) This saves you money over time on essentials that you’d be purchasing from a traditional brand. I’m linking you to our blog post about this so you can take a look:

      By Joseph Rauch

      We’d love to offer you a discount for your first purchase as well if you’d like to give us a try. You can use code BLOG15 for $15 off of your first order– or you could think of it as $15 off of your yearly subscription! 🌱🙌

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