1. Articles in category: Plastic Free Planet Magazine

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    1. 25 Tips that Save the Earth and Save You Money At the Same Time

      25 Tips that Save the Earth and Save You Money At the Same Time

      Here's a big incentive for going plastic-free and zero-waste aside from saving the one planet we have--reducing costs! Amy French lists 25 creative ways to cut on expenses and cut on plastic pollution at the same time. 

      This is one I have a lot of fun with:

      Second hand shopping is so much fun and there is a huge variety from clothing to furniture and household items. You will spot plenty of bargains AND skip the packaging. Check out op-shops, ebay, gumtree, Facebook market place, garage sales and vintage shops and more.

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    2. How Busy Moms Can Get in On the Zero Plastic Movement Too

      How Busy Moms Can Get in On the Zero Plastic Movement Too

      Here's a great article from Diary of a Mommy. It's called Maybe Moms Are Too Busy To Recycle. Maybe We Have Better Things To Do.

      It's got some excellent advice on how moms can reduce plastic trash even when they're too busy worrying about more immediate things like their kids' safety. Here's an example that we thought was a really good one:

      Straws are a must-have item when you have children. But they are also a huge waste. You use them once and then toss them away. Instead, invest in some stainless steel ones! This ...

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    3. How Shops Can Contribute in the Plastic-Free Revolution

      How Shops Can Contribute in the Plastic-Free Revolution

      Ever wonder what could happen when corporations start to take plastic waste reduction seriously? Here's a great news piece from Dungoc Chronicle that shows us just that. It's called Lovey's IGA Dungog Allows Customers to Bring Their Own Containers.

      It shares an exciting development. Here's an excerpt:

      The Dowling Street store allows customers to bring in their own containers for their deli meats and ready to eat options rather than using disposable plastic containers or plastic wraps.

      To learn more about this and its effects, read the rest of the article at the link down below...

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    4. Custom Promo Products That Support Your Business & The Environment Too

      Custom Promo Products That Support Your Business & The Environment Too

      This article from Mills Office Productivity piqued our curiosity. It's called Custom Promo Products That Support Your Business & the Environment Too.

      It offers up some fascinating and creative suggestions. This one was particularly thought-provoking:

      Technology is everywhere. Phones are always on in our pockets, but they’re not always charged. Compact power banks that fit easily into a pocket or a purse are excellent promo items. When they are made from ethically sourced bamboo or wood instead of plastic, they support our modern advancements while benefitting the environment.

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    5. How Soon-to-Mothers can Practice Zero Waste during Pregnancy

      How Soon-to-Mothers can Practice Zero Waste during Pregnancy

      There are a lot of ways to be free of plastic and lower your carbon footprint, but not a lot of resources tell you how to accomplish it when you're carrying another human inside you. Pregnancy results in big changes in your body and daily routine--things that could disrupt the plastic-free lifestyle you lead. But this interesting article by Stephanie Osmanski of Green Matters proves that you can minimize your impact while carrying a child.

      Here's one tip you can do at the very beginning of your pregnancy: zero-waste pregnancy tests!

      Digital tests usually are more accurate and ...

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    6. One Journalist's Experience in Going Fully Plastic-Free

      One Journalist's Experience in Going Fully Plastic-Free

      Thought we'd share this motivating write-up from Huffington Post's Rob Greenfield. It's called I Won't Be Buying Groceries For a Full Year. Here's How I'm Surviving.

      Here's a short excerpt that we thought was worth the share:

      The main thing I’m missing though is convenience. Being food self-sufficient means spending many long days working from morning until night to harvest and forage. After a long day in the garden, there are times when then needing to spend an hour in the kitchen preparing a meal is the last thing I want to ...

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    7. Plastic-Free Toiletries That'll Help You Ditch Plastic in the Bathroom

      Plastic-Free Toiletries That'll Help You Ditch Plastic in the Bathroom

      Plastic containers are everywhere in the bathroom. Thought we’d share this fascinating article by Bethany Paige Austin to help you reduce this plastic mess. It’s titled The Best Solid Toiletries.

      She shares some plastic-free product recommendations that are better than their counterparts that come in plastic containers. Here’s a short excerpt:

      I find it hard to imagine going back to having my bathroom cupboards full to the brim with so many bloody plastic bottles. When you find something that does that job just as well (or better!), and doesn’t contribute to our huge pollution issue, what ...

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    8. How Air New Zealand is Practicing Plastic Free July

      How Air New Zealand is Practicing Plastic Free July

      This article from News Hub New Zealand really caught our attention. It's about how Air New Zealand is trying to run a more environmentally sustainable business.

      It offers up some happy news. Here's a short excerpt:

      The airline is removing individual plastic water bottles from several flights for Plastic Free July, which it claims will stop more than 460,000 bottles heading to landfills and reduce carbon emissions by more than 300,000kg per year by reducing weight on the aircraft.

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    9. Why We're Not Making A Dent in the Race to Save the World

      Why We're Not Making A Dent in the Race to Save the World

      Came across this fascinating piece called Going Green, But Not Green Enough. Yury Zvyagolskiy posted it on his blog.

      In it, he shares some intriguing points on why we're not quite winning when it comes to going green. Here's a gut-wrenching excerpt:

      The staggering amount of pollution has had a detrimental effect on the world due to the speed at which we as a civilization have grown. Advancements in technology have enabled big corporations to increase their production rates exponentially which in turn produce more waste that needs disposing of.

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    10. An Often Forgotten Step in Living a Sustainable Lifestyle

      An Often Forgotten Step in Living a Sustainable Lifestyle

      Here's a fascinating article from the Nation News. It's called First, Refuse and Reduce.

      It shares some interesting insights. Here's one that's particularly thought-provoking:

      We live in a consumerism, throw away society thriving on convenience. Our lives are full of stuff that we don’t need. Do you really need your box juice wrapped in a plastic bag in another plastic bag that has a lifespan of less than 15 minutes but can stay around forever? Next time, say no thanks, I don’t need a bag.

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    11. Vegan Toothpaste That Ditches the Tube

      Vegan Toothpaste That Ditches the Tube

      This article from the My Plastic Free Life blog piqued our curiosity. It's called Why I Love Plastic-Free Bite Toothpaste Bits.

      It gives us a glimpse of an awesome toothpaste alternative. Here's a short excerpt:

      Bite toothpaste bits are little vegan tablets stored in a glass bottle that foam up and quickly become toothpaste when you chew them. Right now, there are only two varieties: Naturally Whitening Mint and Fresh Mint with Activated Charcoal. So, yeah, if you don’t like mint, you’re out of luck for now.

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    12. Waste Reduction Tips for Gatherings and Parties

      Waste Reduction Tips for Gatherings and Parties

      Came across this fascinating piece from Nataliya Khan that thoroughly piqued our interest. The title is A Few Ideas for Reducing Waste at our Gatherings and we thought it would be awesome to share it with you.

      She shares with us some intriguing points. Here’s one of them:

      One can start over-using disposables sometimes even where there isn’t a need. I’ve seen that and done it myself too. But now for smaller gatherings, eg: just a couple of families, I now try to use my own dinnerware, which is what we use in our own daily life ...

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    13. How Getting Shipwrecked Started This Man's Fight Against Plastic

      How Getting Shipwrecked Started This Man's Fight Against Plastic

      Stumbled across this amazing story of how misfortune befell a yachtsman and yielded his purpose and passion in life. Mr. Steve Green, an avid boatsman, was sailing along the coast of Cornwall, England, when heavy winds threw him off-course. He spent three days on a bird-nesting island protected from human activity. In an interview with Olivier Vergnault of CornwallLive website, Mr. Green says of the ordeal:

      I was horrified by how much plastic, rubbish and marine debris there was on the island. There were dead dolphins, seals, and birds in entangled nets. There was everything from plastic crates to fridges ...

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    14. Packing Tips For Zero Waste Travellers

      Packing Tips For Zero Waste Travellers

      Thought we’d share this fascinating article from the Round the World Girl. It’s called Zero Waste Travel Packing List: What To Pack + Zero Waste Travel Tips.

      It offers some thought-provoking perspectives. Here’s one that we thought was interesting:

      By now, everyone should have a reusable tote bag. Even my late parents had them in the late 90s when grocery stores started charging for plastic bags in Canada. You might have many of these from special events or conventions. Now I am declining them because I have enough and I end up sending the extra bags to charity ...

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    15. Raising Eco-Warriors

      Raising Eco-Warriors

      Found this engaging piece on Parenta. It's called How to Teach Your Children to be Sustainable.

       It shares some fascinating advice on raising eco-warriors. Here's one that's really thought-provoking:

      Taking your children closer to nature allows them to develop a sense of oneness with the outdoors that can eventually develop to a sense of responsibility for the environment. Simple strolls around nature parks will give you enough time to explain why they need to take care of everything they see around them.

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    16. How to Encourage Work Colleagues to Go Green and Make Eco-Friendly Choices

      Pin 0 Shares Let’s face it: most of our time is spent at work. If we’re not at work, we’re driving to work, getting ready for work, relaxing after work, thinking about work, stressing about work, or escaping from work. This means the people we interact with in our day jobs, are humans we see a lot of. Whether it’s Sally at the water cooler, or Bob at the printer; we cannot avoid them. With this in mind… what better way to convert more eco warriors than in your office?

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    17. Replace Plastic With These Eco Friendly Products

      Replace Plastic With These Eco Friendly Products

      Came across this helpful piece of content on Design Rulz. It's titled 18 Eco-Friendly Products You Can Buy Today to Stop Plastic Pollution.

      It shares some awesome products. Here's one that really got us excited:

      This nontoxic beeswrap cover is made of organic cotton, beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin. It is double care about your health and the environment. The ultimate benefit is that packaging is manufactured and produced from biodegradable cellulose.

      For more of the items on this list, give the rest of the article a read at the website linked below...

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    18. The Myth of Sustainable Fashion

      The Myth of Sustainable Fashion

      Thought we'd share this article from Fashionista. It's called Do We Really Need Any More Sustainable Fashion Brands?

      In it, a co-founder of top sustainable fashion brand Zady, Maxine Bedat, offers some fascinating insights. Here's one that's thought-provoking:

      A big part of the sustainability question is just how many garments are being produced, and having to slow that down. There will always be a natural tension for a fashion company between sales growth and addressing these issues.

      The rest of the article has a lot more ideas that are well worth the read so check it ...

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