How to Turn your Browser into a Tree Planting Browser afbeelding

Every time we buy something new, it adds to our carbon footprint. Reducing the amount of stuff we buy is a great way to help the planet.

But for those purchases that just can’t be avoided, using a tree planting browser – like TreeClicks – helps to reduce the carbon impact of shopping.

How does a tree planting browser work?

Here at TreeClicks we are linked to over 50,000 online stores, with big names like eBay, Amazon, EasyJet and Topshop to name but a few.

Every time you shop at one of these stores (with the TreeClicks extension or app installed) we receive an advertising fee for bringing you in as a customer, at absolutely no extra cost to you.

The majority of this advertising fee is used to plant trees as part of reforestation projects around the world. As tree planting is one of the most effective ways to reduce global warming, you can rest assured that you’re doing your bit to support the environment as you shop.

Ready to install a tree planting extension to your browser? Read on to find out how to create a tree planting browser for both desktop and mobile devices.

How to get a tree planting extension for desktop browsers

TreeClicks is a free extension that you can download in just seconds. Install and activate the extension and we’ll automatically fund tree planting initiatives every time you shop online at one of our partner stores.

Find your browser and follow the easy step by step guide to get started.

Chrome

How to turn Chrome into a tree planting browser

  1. Go to the Chrome web store and find the TreeClicks extension.
  2. Click Add to Chrome.
  3. The TreeClicks icon will appear in the top right hand corner of your browser. Click on the icon when you visit an online store to see if we’re partnered with them. You can then activate TreeClicks for any purchases made at that store.

Firefox

How to turn Firefox into a tree planting browser

  1. Go to the Firefox Add-ons Manager and find the TreeClicks extension.
  2. Click the Add to Firefox button. Once TreeClicks is downloaded, you may need to restart Firefox to activate the add-on.
  3. If you go to Menu > Add-ons, you’ll see TreeClicks in your list of Firefox extensions.

Microsoft Edge

How to turn Microsoft Edge into a tree planting browser

  1. Find TreeClicks on the Microsoft Edge extension page.
  2. Click Get.
  3. Check the permissions and click Add Extension.

Opera

How to turn Opera into a tree planting browser

  1. Find the TreeClicks extension on the Opera addons page.
  2. Download the extension.
  3. You’ll now be able to see the TreeClicks extension on your extensions page. To find it, click on the cube icon towards the bottom of your sidebar.

Safari

How to turn Safari into a tree planting browser

  1. Find TreeClicks at the Mac App Store.
  2. Click Get. Then click Install.
  3. Once TreeClicks has downloaded, click Open.
  4. Finally, return to Safari to turn on the TreeClicks extension. Click Safari > Preferences. Click on Extensions and tick the box next to TreeClicks.

Plant trees while you shop with our tree planting browser

How to get a tree planting app for mobile

Online shopping on the go? Mobile browsers don’t always support extensions. So if you’re using your smartphone to make online purchases, the TreeClicks app is your best option.

Available on Android an iOS, the app is free and super easy to use. Here’s how you can find, download and use it:

Android

How to download the TreeClicks app for Android

  1. Find TreeClicks in the Google Play Store.
  2. Click Install.
  3. You’ll then be able to find and use the TreeClicks App on your mobile device.
  4. Follow the instructions below - How to use the TreeClicks app on Android and iOS - when you want to shop.

iOS

How to download the TreeClicks app for iOS

  1. Find TreeClicks in the App Store.
  2. Click Get. Then click Install.
  3. The TreeClicks app will now be available to use on your iPhone.
  4. Follow the instructions below - How to use the TreeClicks app on Android and iOS - when you want to shop.

How to use the TreeClicks app on Android and iOS

When you’re ready to start shopping, follow these simple steps:

  1. Click on the TreeClicks icon to see all of the 50,000+ stores we’re linked to.
  2. Just click on a store and you’ll be redirected to the store’s website.
  3. Shop as normal. When you check out, TreeClicks will receive ad revenue that enables us to plant trees around the world.

(Please note: if you visit a store direct, rather than via the TreeClicks app, the tree planting tool won't activate. So when shopping using a mobile device, always use the app to find your favourite stores!)

So what are you waiting for? Doing your bit for the planet couldn’t be easier! Download the TreeClicks extension or the TreeClicks app today, and contribute to reforestation projects around the world.

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