It's Plastic-Free July! Let's be real here...going 100% plastic free isn't possible in the current modern world we live in. But there are many MANY products you can avoid that are packaged in plastic and we use on a daily basis so why not start there?!
Here we are committed to the idea of “progress, not perfection,” because we understand that by virtue of living in an industrialized country it becomes nearly impossible to avoid all the things that harm our Mother Earth. We also are committed to the idea that every small action builds on every other small action and that together, doing our own little part, we can make a significant difference. So let's look at 8 simple swaps that can both save you some money and help the planet.
Lately, silicone is the next best thing in kitchen cool. Nothing sticks to it, it can withstand high heat or freezing, and it seems to last nearly forever without chips coming off of the large or microscopic variety. We're saved! But are we? What is silicone?
As a precaution for COVID-19, many grocery stores have stopped allowing customers to bring their own bags & bulk sections are either non-existent or pre-bagged in plastic. Here are some tips or trips to maintain a low-waste lifestyle during these times...