At this level, the world’s plastic downside — in addition to the Philippines’ contribution to it — can’t be denied.
Many individuals have taken it upon themselves to reside a extra sustainable life-style, together with bringing water tumblers to switch plastic bottles, rejecting plastic luggage with their reusable totes when purchasing, and choosing shampoo bars as a substitute of normal shampoo to reduce their private plastic waste.
In a “Subsequent Now” video, a husband and spouse crew has even give you shampoo buttons — shampoo bars in a smaller dimension — to deal with sachets, which in the end contributes to plastic air pollution.
Marvin works in analysis and advertising and marketing whereas his spouse Ronna has a chemistry background. Collectively, they produce plastic-free shampoo and conditioner bars, female wash and lotion from their kitchen.
With their merchandise coming in compostable packaging, they can promote sustainability by refusing plastic one shampoo bar at a time.
“We make origami packing containers from used papers to make it extra presentable and eco-friendly on the similar time,” Ronna mentioned.
To handle the Philippines’ “sachet tradition,” Ronna and her husband Marvin determined to make shampoo buttons, that’s shampoo bars in a smaller dimension.
Every shampoo button prices simply P15 and may last as long as 3-6 washes — good for touring!
They even have variants to cater to completely different hair qualities, together with chemically handled hair. How cool is that?
Ronna and Marvin sells their sustainable merchandise underneath a model known as Showerhut.
Here is to doing what we are able to to assist the atmosphere, to supporting companies like which can be on the lookout for options to our rising environmental issues like Showerhut, and to holding these in energy under consideration. As a result of look: microplastics have not solely been present in salt samples, they’ve already been present in human blood, as nicely. — LA, GMA Information