Did you know that harmless looking bottle of dish soap sitting by your kitchen sink could contain up to 8 toxic chemicals?
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.
Are you sure you’re not unwittingly polluting the air in your home with toxic particles? For many people, one of life’s simplest and most satisfying pleasures is coming home at the end of a stressful day and lighting a scented candle to make them feel relaxed and at peace.
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.
The landfill – and the Western mode of managing waste in general – is garbage (pun intended) and isn’t going to be very feasible in the future. Especially since population growth is expected to reach 9.6 billion people by 2050. That’s going to be a lot of waste to deal with.
Plastic sucks. And plastic bags suck even worse. Each year, 5 trillion plastic bags are used worldwide – that’s 160,000 bags per second.