Plastic Free July: Join the Movement with Me Mother Earth
Plastic Free July presents a timely reminder for us to rethink our plastic consumption habits and embrace sustainable alternatives.
What are microplastics?
When we say microplastic, we generally mean particles smaller than 5 millimeters— the size of a standard pencil eraser — but they get smaller than that as they degrade and they become virtually impossible to detect....
Take the Challenge - Plastic Free July
This isn’t about drastic lifestyle change; it’s about being smarter about the single-use plastics that are offered to you everyday and taking steps to reduce them....
Bazillions o’ Bottle Caps Littering our Oceans
Bottle caps are consistently listed in the top five types of plastic litter on beaches and are also in the top five items considered harmful to marine life....
Pumping the brakes on Balloons
Balloons are the damage level professional single use piece of plastic garbage. Let’s be clear, despite quite a bit of greenwashing by the industry, there are no eco-friendly balloons. They end up as litter that is easily ingested by wildlife; a recent study suggests that balloons are the number one cause of mortality in seabirds that have ingested plastics.
Sustainable Hair Care
Ingredients aside, one of the biggest ways the beauty industry harms the environment is through its hard to recycle plastic packaging. Oftentimes, made from mixed plastics, these containers are not recyclable and find their way into landfills or waterways. "In 2018, in the U.S. alone, almost 7.9 billion units of rigid plastic were created just for beauty and personal care products. And the problem is set to get worse." -Plastic Pollution Coalition.