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Ecosia is a green search engine that donates at least 80% of its profits from search ad revenue and...

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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Ecosia and what they use it for.
  • Mícrosoft ads – where are my ads specifically showing?
    But I checked the report and our ads show on Bing, MSN, outlook, and - Source: Reddit / 14 days ago
  • why Nuxt store so easily accessable from console?
    You can see store data from console even in production sites like - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • The best way to donate to tree planting
    Ecosia has a good tree planting shop at, though, from what I can tell, it's not tagged. They cost 3 USD per tree, and Ecosia is pretty reputable so you can know that it is going to be spent well. Team Trees is still running, at 1 USD per tree, but I'm not sure how reputable it is, and it also does less than Ecosia. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Just kidding, I get
    If I wanna search something in ecosia for example, I would go to - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Anyone else having Malwarebytes say is malware?
    Or use, which is not just private but also helps the environment! - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Controversy surrounding Kiwi browsers
    It does, at least for the links that show content like,,, and Other links like are functional but have no content, or are down like Strangely, Kiwi redirects to Google, which is subject to adblocking. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Visiting Cyprus (Paphos) for the first time
    Tell them that google is not the only search engine, they should try, for example,,, - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • U.S. Will Plant One Billion Trees to Combat Climate Change
    If you want to plant trees too, use to do some or all of your internet searching. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • These drones are swallowing tonnes of plastic waste before it reaches the ocean
    A few past Uplifting stories mention that, how a lot of conservation goals are well in reach. Mostly though you have to search around. One prominent one is the website. It's a search engine but it's also a conservation website that can help lead you to other ones. But the biggest thing that most tell you is that, we're not as bad off as we think we are. Yes, the future is going to be harder for our... - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Ecosia search engine just planted 150 million trees. They use 100% of their profits to fight climate change. Check comments for more details.
    Must be on the App, because I've just opened in my Android browser (Firefox) and same options than on desktop. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Ecosia search engine just planted 150 million trees. They use 100% of their profits to fight climate change. Check comments for more details.
    Using since 2019, but when the dark theme? It will also save some impact in OLED screens, maybe not a big battery saver, but still better than the white background. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • New to Ecosia on desktop. How to make the search bar in centre and remove all of these pictures and stuff?
    Search engine is set to Ecosia on safari (no clue why it still says "add to safari" on this page) This is btw. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Websites like reddit should offer to opt out of meat ads, particularly those showing dead animal flesh
    ULPT: go to and search for different meat companies, click on their ads everyday, you will waste their money by giving it to ecosia who will use 80% of it to plant trees. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Best places for medical cannabis patient?
    And if you are an US citizen look up/Google (or better yet, other better search engines like the words "DAFT treaty", for a relatively easy/easier way to emigrate to the Netherlands. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • a bit afraid
    Ok, so if you search Rabbi Arush cult on this thread comes up. Not showing up on google. Kind of afraid he might hunt me down like Berland did to those two innocent Israelis, as my comment is a threat to his money. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • there's no point overthinking the future if the earth is about to end
    This is why dapat generation natin magsimula na ng solutions, like using for your search engines, deleting emails, etc, the list goes on. Stay optimistic pa rin! Meron pa ring chance na the right leaders ang mauupo sa gobyerno natin. - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago
  • lol you thought duckduckgo was a good alternative to google
    If you want Bing quality results use instead of DuckDuckGo. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Are any of the environment-saving innovations we keep hearing about for real?
    Try , it's a search engine that plants trees. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • (Positive news) Africans in Tanzania are growing trees in extreme heat
    To anyone who wants to help plant trees and helping communities like this, you can learn more at - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Build Issues, Code Generation and Depth vs. Breadth First - Building DDTJ Day 8
    Must have missed something in the configuration… Doing that over again. Reviewing, Googling (or is it Ecosiaing?), rinse repeat. - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • The Amazon is turning into savannah – we have 5 years to save it
    One of the biggest change and almost no effort (hence very low barrier for everyone) is to switch your search engine to It's a search engine which uses their profit to plant trees worldwide by working with local NGO. It also funded reforestation in Amazon. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Ecosia

No need for Google: 12 alternative search engines in 2018
Launched in 2009, Ecosia is a Co2-neutral alternative. With every search made, the social business uses the revenue generated to go towards its tree-planting scheme. On average, 45 searches are needed to make a single tree.
14 Great Search Engines You Can Use Instead of Google
To battle this issue, Ecosia uses the revenues generated from search engine queries to plant trees. Typically Ecosia needs around 45 searches to plant a new tree.

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