5 Ways to Spread Good Global Karma in Honor of Earth Day

People & Planet Friendly

It's more than just a slogan - it's a lifestyle choice. It's a decision we make every day to be mindful instead of wasteful. It’s the small changes and shifts in our daily lifestyles that make big waves to secure a better future for all humankind, animal kind, and our planet.

It’s time to break up with single-use plastic!

It’s been a toxic relationship for years and it’s time to move on. Single-use plastics end up in landfills, oceans, lakes, rivers and not only that, they distort other beautiful parts of nature. Everyday you have a choice. Choose the future of our planet and its people over convenience. 

On a daily basis we use and throw away… 

1.4 Billion Plastic Water Bottles

500 Thousand Plastic Straws

2.8 Billion Plastic Bags

1.3 Billion Disposable Cups

50 Million Personal Care Bottles 

Join us with these simple Planet-Friendly Practices that you can start implementing in your daily routine.

All Recycling is NOT Created Equal

Did you know that recycling practices vary depending on the recycling company and location? If you fail to follow the guidelines it may make the entire bin ineligible for recycling.

Know Your Recyclables
Every area has its own recycling guidelines. Search for your city local recycling guidelines to find out exactly what you can and cannot recycle in your area.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Before you toss something, consider if it can be reused or repurposed. This reduces waste going to landfills.

Clean & Sort
Contaminated recycling can be rejected. Make sure your recyclables are clean and dry. Sort them according to your local guidelines (paper, plastic, glass, etc.)

Pack It Up

Grab and go, take out, and delivery options often come with single-use plastic containers, cutlery, and a plastic bag.

Pack your lunch at home in a reusable bag or lunch box. Also, opt for fresh fruits and veggies and bulk items instead of products that come in single serving cups.

Opt for a Metal or Bamboo Straw

The disposable trend has moved from plastic to paper straws.

Take it one step further and BYOS (bring your own straw). There are plenty of fun options out there to choose from!

Bring a Reusable Water Bottle

Over 1,400,000,000 plastic water bottles are thrown away daily!

Bringing a reusable water bottle with you wherever you go can greatly reduce your personal impact and also encourages you to stay hydrated throughout the day.

Join a Community Clean Up

Whether you live by a beach, lake, river or even in your neighborhood, there are plenty of organizations that regularly conduct clean-up events.

Not seeing any organized clean ups near you? You don’t have to go with an organized group. Start one! All you need are some gloves, bags and people to join! Set a time and let your friends, family and co-workers know and enjoy an early morning walk to clean up your community.


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