The holidays are finally here! I think it's safe to say that we've all been waiting for this time of the year. As much as we love to celebrate and enjoy holiday feasts, this is also where a lot of waste and trash comes from during this time. We want to help you reduce your waste and try something new this year to have an eco-friendly Thanksgiving.
Soap. An essential in almost everyones life, especially during this significant time of practicing good hygiene. While it is important to keep things clean, it's also important to keep ouR Planet clean! Soap Bars, the ultimate alternative to liquid soap that's often packaged in plastic which is likely to be thrown away. Here's 5 reasons (out of many) to use soap bars:
Globally, about 14,000 tons of sunscreen enters the oceans every year. Chemicals like oxybenzone and octinoxate are then exposed into the oceans not only from beach goers and swimmers, but also from sewage treatment plant outflows that carry out household products with these chemicals. As beachgoers, swimmers, and ultimately sunscreen users, we can start by making a difference as soon as the next time we use sunscreen! By choosing natural, reef-safe sunscreens, we can promote the health of our own bodies, our community, and the environment.
Are you bringing your own bag everywhere? Taking reusables on the go when you need to? Avoiding as much plastic as possible? Are you advocating for others to take action for the environment? We're all on our own journey, and have our own way of spreading awareness and taking action towards the movement. Take pride in the things that you are doing or plan on doing. We're all in this together!
Small and independent businesses are all about community. Friends supporting friends, friends supporting family, and community supporting community. Small businesses awaken community character and circular economic growth in their areas by strengthening relationships among friends, families, neighbors, and residents. They creates productivity and creativity in the community and is an outlet for people to express and share their passion. Unless we want to eat McDonalds and shop at Walmart all the time, let's show extra love and support to all of our small businesses now and every day!