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What are some apps to help the environment

Updated: Feb 15

We know you love watching videos on your phone, texting friends and families, or swiping left and right for the fun of it. But the eco-friendly side of you may ask, “can I help the environment from the palm of my hand?” - the answer is absolutely! Read on, we’re uncovering five awesome apps to have on your phone to help you help the environment.

list of apps to help save the planet
list of apps to help the environment

Here are five nifty apps that are currently available out there 🙌🏽

Club Leaf: Giving climate change a kicking with three simple steps

Club Leaf empowers communities to support climate action by taking three simple steps. As everyone’s carbon footprint is different, you’ll first measure your personal impact using an easy-to-use calculator. Next, you’ll be given lots of fun ways to reduce your climate impact and to live greener. Lastly, Club Leaf will help you go carbon neutral by supporting amazing climate projects across the world. Read more about them here. Club Leaf is available for free to download on iOS and Android devices.

Ecosia: The search engine that plants trees

Ecosia plants trees with your web searches. Like other search engines, they make money through ads, but they use 100% of their profits for the planet. The Ecosia community has already planted 150 million trees in over 35 countries. Using Ecosia is the easiest way to reduce your carbon footprint and accelerate energy transition. Ecosia is available for free to download on iOS and Android devices.

JouleBug: Make everyday habits more sustainable

JouleBug is an app that helps you form eco friendly life habits by rewarding you for doing good. The app will encourage you to produce less footprint by awarding you with various badges and points every step of the way. JouleBug is available for free to download on iOS and Android devices.

GridCarbon: Track your carbon intensity

Demand for electricity varies throughout the day, and thus, the mix of generators supplying this electricity continually changes. As a result, the carbon intensity of the electricity – the quantity of CO2 produced for 1 kWh of electricity consumed – also varies continually. Deferring your use of electricity to off-peak times, when the carbon intensity is low, can help reduce your carbon footprint and life a more eco friendly life. GridCarbons shows you how carbon-intensive your electricity currently is. GridCarbon is available for free to download on iOS and Android devices.

Treeapp: Plant a tree for free, everyday

Treeapp enables anyone to plant trees for free, every day. Their community has already planted over 1 million trees in 12 countries. Discover amazing eco friendly products by planting trees every day. Watch an ad from your daily brand advertising on Treeapp, who in exchange will fund for your tree to be planted. Get exclusive discount codes from green brands helping you to adopt a more carbon neutral and eco friendly lifes. Treeapp is available for free to download on iOS and Android devices.

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