The personal counter

The personal counter in the top right corner of the search results page shows the number of searches you have performed with Ecosia.

The personal counter is there to help you to track your impact and a reminder that by using Ecosia, you’re helping to plant trees. 

The amount of searches it takes to plant a tree varies, depending on when you search, where you search from, and what you search for. For example, in Germany a person using Ecosia on their laptop takes approximately 50 searches to plant a tree. 

To find out how we make money from your internet searches, please follow this link.

Technical tip: The number of searches that you’ve done through Ecosia is saved using a browser cookie. This means that if you clear your browser cookies your counter will reset to 0. 

To avoid this, you can sync your personal counter across devices. Follow this link to find out how. 

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