How to Eliminate Plastic in Your Life (One Step at a Time)

How to Eliminate Plastic in Your Life (One Step at a Time)

If you knew there was just one thing you could do to potentially save the lives of millions of animals, reduce the amount of poisonous gas in our atmosphere, save our groundwater from pollution, and collapse your carbon footprint, would you do it? You’ve probably already guessed what that one thing is, that one simple trick to doing better by your home planet, and it’s to reduce your reliance on plastic. If you don’t know where to start down the path to less plastic, we can help. Step 1: Identify What You Use The first step might seem a little daunting, but we promise it’s worth it: make a list of the plastic stuff you already use. You don’t have to do anything with the list at this stage--we’re just getting an idea of where we’re starting. We’ll be revisiting this list throughout every other step of the process. Not...
Lara Sellars - Jan 11, 2021
The Promise of Molded Fiber

The Promise of Molded Fiber

Plastic is slowly going away but progress is plodding along and we need to do more, and fast, as we’re risking our health and the health of the earth, with every passing day. The answer is clear: we have to do better. One of the strongest alternatives out there, and bolstered by recent advances in technology, is all-natural, compostable, inexpensive, and versatile molded fiber. There are others, too, but for now, let's talk about molded fiber: what it is, what it’s not, and how it can benefit the earth.   A Quick History Lesson This is not the first time that “new” products and technology have become widely adopted to replace inferior options, especially in the single-use “disposable” packaging space. It was not that long ago that restaurants would send you home with a polystyrene box (commonly and erroneously referred to as styrofoam, which is never used in food packaging)....
Lara Sellars - Nov 18, 2020
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