Bags, bags, reusable ziplock bags…

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Bags, bags, reusable ziplock bags…

You may wonder why something so small can make such a big difference when looking at the global picture of waste and pollution.  Did you know that on average you are using around 500 single-use plastic snack bags a year! Multiply this by the number of houses on your street…what number did you come up with? That is a lot of single-use plastic bags that could end up in the landfill.  Even if you are only looking at it from the economical angle, buying things that you will immediately throw away is just a bad financial decision.  So why would...

Bamboo paper towels

Posted by JAREK ZYLINSKI

Bamboo is one of the fastest-growing plants on the planet.  Some species can reach full maturity in just 90 days, and most taking just a couple of years.  One bamboo species can grow a massive 35 inches per day or 1.5 inches per hour.  Many trees at the equator reach maturity in as little as ten to twenty years. In contrast, trees in northern latitudes usually grow a lot more slowly, often less than a meter or two per year.  For trees in the boreal forests of Canada or parts of Europe to reach maturity it usually takes 80-120 years!...

Every plastic toothbrush ever created still exists...

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Every plastic toothbrush ever created still exists...

Every plastic toothbrush ever created still exists.  Every plastic toothbrush you have ever owned is still out there, somewhere…… A toothbrush is a great first and easiest swab on your zero-waste journey.  Would swapping it for a bamboo toothbrush be an option for you? Well not all the bamboo toothbrushes that are out on the market today are not 100% compostable as most of the bristles are not made the old traditional way……out of pig hair!!!  Yeah, that kind of freaks me out!  That is why our coupleDots bamboo toothbrushes are made with Nylon-4 bristles (Nylon-4 is a material which...

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR BEESWAX FOOD WRAP

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HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR BEESWAX FOOD WRAP
Washing, caring and maintaining your beeswax food wrap to prolong it's use and life.

Which Kind of Reusable Straws is Best - What’s the best plastic straw alternative?

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Which Kind of Reusable Straws is Best - What’s the best plastic straw alternative?
Which reusable straw alternative should I get?
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