Tree Tribe launched in the summer of 2015, and from day 1 it has been our commitment to create with eco friendly materials and plant 10 trees on EVERY sale. Our goal is to plant millions of trees all over the Earth!
Global warming is a very real and very scary issue that looms over us and threatens to harm our future generations. Every little change counts... which means that every single tree counts. As they grow, trees ABSORB carbon dioxide. On top of that the carbon that they store in their wood helps to slow down global warming.
We are not the only animals living on Earth, and for many, trees are their one and only home. There are some trees that can house nearly 500 different species! Trees provide habitation and food to wide arrays of birds, insects, lichen and fungi. Even trees that provide less food sources will still be essential shelter for some species such as bats and owls.
Most of our planting campaigns specifically deal with planting our trees in the communities that really need them. Why? It provides them an opportunity to THRIVE! Check out the image above - that is our tree planting map! Trees provide food, fuel, jobs, materials for craft, shelter, wood, shade, clean water, oxygen, and a source of income for many.
One of our tree planting partners, Trees for the Future, focuses on helping people in the developing world, primarily in Africa. Their focus is on the implementation of Forest Garden Programs in Cameroon, Kenya, Senegal, Uganda, and Tanzania, where they can have the biggest impact and produce amazing results.
If you think trees are important too, check out our partners to learn more:Trees for the Future
Today for #GivingTuesday we donated to Trees for the Future to plant 🌲 3,000 trees 🌲
That bumps our total trees planted count to over 300,000! Whoa!
What started 3 years ago as an idea to create eco friendly products and plant 10 trees for every product sold has turned into a legit force of good for the Earth.
Mastermind Adventures combines outdoor adventure with entrepreneurship to create epic experiences.
They host destination adventures to bring together small groups of entrepreneurs to foster adventure, connection, and learning.
Here's a video from an adventure this year in Utah:
The idea behind Tree Tribe is to create consciously, build community, and give back to the Earth.
Our community focused approach means we take requests, and sometimes our Tribe comes up with ideas that get turned into actual products... liiiiiike the Envelope Clutch!
Read on for before/after pics and an interview with Bekah, the designer behind the Envelope Clutch.