This Song Plants Trees

Streaming this song magically plants trees

Everytime you listen to a song on a streaming service it earns a tiny bit of cash for it's creator.

We made a 31 second audio clip where all the revenue goes to planting trees

So far it's been streamed more than 450,000 times and we've planted 4500 trees with the Eden Reforestation Project

It's the world's first MP-Tree

So add it to as many playlists as you can and offset your streaming.

Now available on Spotify→

Now available on YouTube music→

Now available on Deezer→

Now available on Amazon music→ (TRACK 4)

Now available on Qobuz →

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I'll be ramming this into every playlist I listen to now.

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Ooh this is a neat idea using the revenue generating ability of Spotify to plant trees

Please Share

More Shares = More Trees

We reached 450k streams and planted 4500 trees through word of mouth.

Let's keep the momentum going so we can plant more trees

It would be great if you could share this on social media.

Even better if you share with people you know you can use the extra special short URL mptr.ee

Frequently Asked Questions

How does this work?

When you stream a song the musician gets some money (e.g Drake earned $52.5 million from Spotify last year). We've created a 31 second audio clip where all that money goes to planting trees Around ~100 streams will pay to plant one tree (you have to listen to at least 30 seconds with the sound up (no mute -sorry).

Please don't use bots or try to cheat the streaming services. It won't work and might get us banned.

So more streams = more trees so don't forget to share and add to playlists.



If you'd like to know more please contact me via the widget in the bottom right corner

Transparency -all about tree planting

We partner with the best tree planting programs across the world. We aim to get the best value for money/environmental impact.

Initially we are planting trees with the Eden Reforestation Project

UPDATE: 12th November 2021

We passed 450,000 streams on Spotify. We have donated 4500 trees in total to the Eden Reforestation project via Trillion Tree Campaign



Thanks to all the listeners!

Eden Reforestation Projects (Eden) reduces extreme poverty and restores healthy forests by employing local people to plant millions of trees every year. As of July 2021 they have planted 633,116,258 trees in 8 countries.



They are a tree planting partner of organisations such as Ecosia and Verizon



In 2020 and 2021 they received a Guidestar Platinum Transparency award .

You can view them on charity navigator here



Tree planting in Protected Natural Reserves Parks in Madagascar Tree planting in Coastal
            Northwest Madagascar Tree planting Inland
            Northwest Madagascar

Pics from Eden projects in Madagascar

Their mission ( from CharityNaviagtor):

Founded in 2002, Eden Reforestation Projects aims to provide fair wage employment to impoverished villagers as global forest restoration agents. We hire the poorest of the poor to grow, plant, and guard to maturity native species forest on a massive scale. Our "Employ to Plant" methodology results in a multiplication of positive socio-economic and environment measures. By the year 2025 our objective is to plant a minimum of 500 million trees each year and to offer hope through the employment of tens of thousands of people in countries where extreme poverty is rampant.

Streaming income



According to Distrokid who handle the royalties from the streaming services I won't get any payment for around 3 months. At that time I will spend all the money generated on planting trees. And of course I will show records of this. I state ~100 streams = 1 play because sometimes streaming services don't monetize a stream: e.g the listener had the sound down or didn't listen to more than 30 seconds or they suspect bots are being used.

I hope that if this is successful I will be able to transfer the copyright to a good tree planting program directly so I don't have to deal with transfers etc.

You can find out more about Eden Reforestation Projects or donate trees here

How to contact you?

Please contact me via the widget in the bottom right

Who made this?

Hi I'm Matt .I previously made viral apps Bufferi.ng and TwikTwok.
You can also check out my my website.


Thanks to Actor & Voice-Over Artist, David Wayman for kindly providing the voiceover at short notice. If you are looking for a professional, versatile and talented actor for your project you can hire him here. Check out his website

You can watch some of his work here or listen to some of it here

He comes highly recommended.

David Wayman Headshot