Zero Waste Car Kit
My car is still a major part of my life so I do my best to keep it clean and organized. That means making it part of my plastic free life as well....
Plastic Free Dishwashing
The US is # 1 when it comes to generating plastic waste and the third contributor to ocean plastic waste. We have to do better. So let’s start with something simple. Washing dishes....
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....
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.
3 Easy Bathroom Swaps- Oral Care Edition
It’s a basic part of everyday life - we brush our teeth. And all the things that you need for your oral health are made of… wait for it… plastic.
Plastic has been one of the most innovative human inventions since it all began in the late 1800’s. We keep thinking up new and exciting ways to manufacture and use it. It’s remarkable! Has so many foreseeable applications! Except, as usual, we failed to consider that one irritating little detail. What’s the end game?
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
We’re all familiar with the three arrows and the three R’s that they represent. The logo and catchy phrase Reduce - Reuse - Recycle.....BUT companies aren’t interested in the side-effects generated by a product once sold to an end customer. The aim is to sell a maximum number of products at minimal cost. What happens after the sale is the problem of - someone else....