Greening the Planet, Together
Rainforest Bowls is proud to be affiliated with organizations that dedicate themselves to the conservation and restoration of our environment. Our goal is to plant 1 million trees over the next few years through strategic partnerships with these groups.
1% For the Planet
1% For the Planet is a global organization of businesses, individuals, and non-profit groups that aim to direct members’ annual revenue donations to environmental causes. Rainforest Bowls commits over 1% of its gross annual sales to tree planting groups that focus on reforestation and social development initiatives in Vietnam and South Africa.
Trees For the Future
We believe in mindful and purposeful reforestation. That’s why we connected with Trees For the Future which initiates the ‘Forest Garden’ approach to planting trees while strengthening the agricultural and food systems in developing regions. Our donations help farmers generate and sustain income, add diverse fruits and vegetables to their diet, and empower them with long-term farming and harvesting techniques that ensure continuous development to their communities.
One Tree Planted
One Tree Planted is a non-profit charity that focuses on rebuilding forests and restoring land. Their work spans across 43 countries, with Rainforest Bowls contributing to replanting efforts in rural Vietnam. We chose this area since it hits close to home. Our brand started with repurposed coconut shells sourced from Vietnam and made into bowls, planters, and birdhouses by master artisans. To give back to the communities that helped us from the beginning, we dedicate a portion of our sales to replanting trees in that area.
How Our Tree Planting Campaign Works
- 1 Coconut Tree yields 75 coconuts a year
- Each coconut produces 1 bowl
- 1 tree = 75 bowls = 75 trees planted per year
- 1 bamboo, acacia, teak, or olive tree can become 250+ trees!
Where We Are Now
- Planted 100,000+ trees across Vietnam and South Africa
- Funded agri programs for 500 farmer communities in Senegal
- Contributed to 10 plant and tree species for global planting initiatives
Why Is Reforestation Important?
Committing to a sustainable product line and eco-conscious supply chain are just a few ways for our industry to make a positive impact on the environment. We wanted to take it a step further by having more tangible ways to address the global deforestation problem. Trees are essential to regulating the climate, protecting biodiversity, cleaning the air we breathe, and providing food, water, and medicine to humanity.
We take so much from the earth and it’s time we give back to Mother Nature.
Beyond Our First Million
Reaching our goal of planting 1 million trees is only the beginning.
We are gearing up to complement this project with more campaigns that will reach more people and expand our impact.
· Reforestation in Vietnam
· 1 Trillion Trees
· More Charity and NGO Partners