“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” --Chinese proverb
At Natural Earth Paint, we strive to be a truly eco-conscious business that doesn't simply use the Earth's precious resources but also gives back and replenishes her.
While we use 100% recycled, biodegradable and locally made packaging and buy our pigments and natural ingredients from small, family owned businesses that harvest sustainably, we also give back in different ways. Here are a few....
PLANT A TREE CAMPAIGN - In honor of Earth Day 2013, we launched a campaign to plant 400 native tree seedlings each year to off-set any energy we may use in the making of our products. We accomplished this from 2013-2015 and had a wonderful, community building time in the process. We focused on heavily logged areas and riparian areas that needed to be restored.
A Million Choices Project: promotes and encourages the development of the arts to underprivileged children in developing countries. It's about providing hope and a creative outlet to children who are constantly surrounded by poverty, threat of human trafficking, and fear. It allows them an opportunity to explore and get lost in their imaginations through the medium of art.
Here are children making Earth Paint play dough and Earth Painted masks in Villa Gonzalez, the Dominican Republic...
PSARTS: provides arts education to underserved public schools and communities in California. It provides yearlong arts education in dance, music, theater, and visual arts to every child in a school during the regular school day. Without PSART's programs, children in these underfunded school districts would not have any access to the arts. We donate paints to their fundraisers.
We donate regularly to this wonderful Non-profit based in Montana that is working tirelessly to save the LAST of the countries wild Buffalo.
We donate to Green America every year for the amazing work they do as a non-profit creating a socially just and environmentally sustainable society. Check out their website for an unbelievable list of the amazing accomplishments and changes they've facilitated over the years.