Do you typically reach for bubble wrap when mailing or shipping packages? Plastic bubble wrap has been a go-to mailing supply for individuals and companies who ship items. But plastic, as you know, is a material that is proving immensely toxic to our environment and health.
Do you live in a city or region that has banned – or is planning to ban – plastic straw use?
Did you know wet wipes could potentially cause harm to the environment or to your skin? Many people overlook wet wipes and baby wipes when switching to a green hygiene or beauty regimen.
Have you ever felt guilty about using disposable coffee cups? Well, you wouldn’t be alone, and not without good reason either.
How do you dispose of your organic trash? You might have asked yourself whether it really makes sense to use plastic bags to throw out organic waste.
Bioplastics are praised by many as an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional plastics. On the other hand, there are also many critical voices that claim biodegradable bioplastics were “nonsense” or at least question their ecological benefit.
Do you normally check your toothpaste for hazardous ingredients before you buy it? If you don’t, you’re not to blame. You probably didn’t know that it may contain harmful chemicals.
Plastic is not only a huge problem for our environment, but has also been suspected for years to be harmful to our health – with more and more studies proving this.
More and more companies are promoting their products or packaging as “biodegradable” or “compostable”. That sounds good to us as consumers – somehow more environmentally friendly, right?
When you buy a new pair of sunglasses, it is usually for at least one of the following two reasons: to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays, or to look stylish. While those are perfectly valid reasons to buy sunglasses, there’s a catch: conventional sunglasses also contribute unnecessarily to the pollution of …