Black Friday 2021 with Traidcraft
Year on year, backed by you, we ramp up our anti-Black Friday activities. See last year's Black Friday activity here, where we launched our world first, 100% transparent range.
You’ve come to expect from us:
- No flash sales encouraging you to buy more than you need
- 100% transparency
- Downing tools to fight injustice in society
This year is no different.
Traidcraft: Fighting Climate Injustice
We love trees! They don’t just look pretty (although, they’re certainly aesthetically pleasing!), but they’re vital for the health of our planet. They absorb carbon, offsetting harmful byproducts of fossil-fuel burning, and improve air quality by giving off oxygen, as well as providing shade, shelter and safety for birds and other species. Trees also play a key role in capturing rainwater and reducing the risk of natural disasters like floods and landslides. Planting trees across the world is one of the biggest (and cheapest!) ways to fight the climate crisis, by taking carbon out of our atmosphere.
That’s why this Black Friday, we’re doing just that – planting trees, trees and more trees!
We want you, our loyal community of ethical shoppers, to be able to fight climate injustice with us on Black Friday and beyond. This is why we’re offering you the chance to get involved, by helping us reach our target of planting 5,000 trees!
For every order made with us on Black Friday (no minimum order value), we will plant a tree on your behalf, helping us reach our target! If you feel like you want to do even more to help us reach our total, you can add a bundle of trees to your basket. You can choose to plant 25, 50 or 100 trees, depending on your budget and how much carbon you’d like to help reduce. The costs are listed below. To be 100% transparent, we do not make any profit by offering these products.
Plant 25 trees and reduce 0.5 tonnes of carbon - £4.90
Plant 50 trees and reduce 1 tonne of carbon - £9.60
Plant 100 trees and reduce 2 tonnes of carbon - £19.60
The tree planting scheme, run by Ecologi, not only plants trees but funds the environmental projects all over the world. Ecologi has planted 22 million so far in the last two and a half years!
Along with this tree planting scheme, together with our friends at Traidcraft Exchange and Urban Green, we will be downing tools on the day and planting fruit trees in our local area. Keep an eye on our social media channels for updates.
As environmental justice is something we’re passionate about here at Traidcraft, after Black Friday we will continue to support tree planting, offering you the chance to bulk buy trees to be planted in Madagascar, Mozambique and Nicaragua, through Ecologi (details and prices listed above). Psst… looking for a gift for someone who’s notoriously difficult to buy for? This could be a great, eco-friendly option!