In the face of alarming statistics - five trillion pieces of plastic in the ocean and expanding dead zones - it has become evident that our current environmental practices are putting the planet on a perilous path. Reusable items offer a tangible solution by keeping waste out of landfills and mitigating our carbon footprint.
Choosing reusable items not only benefits the planet but also offers immediate personal and financial gains. By utilizing reusable glass bottles, cloth diapers, or freezer bags, among other examples, we significantly decrease the amount of non-biodegradable waste that ends up in landfills. Collectively, this reduction in waste can lead to a substantial decrease in emissions generated by the factories producing disposable items.
While a multitude of environmental threats exists, plastic stands out as the most notorious villain. Its toxic nature poses grave risks to ourselves, wildlife, marine life, and the environment at large. The urgency to reduce plastic consumption cannot be overstated.
As part of our commitment to combat plastic pollution, Verte Mode joins the Plastic Free July movement. We advocate for sustainable alternatives and encourage individuals to make conscious choices that minimize plastic usage.
In this blog, we present ten eco-friendly alternatives for everyday life. Let's embark on this transformative journey and collectively create a more sustainable future.
Each SWZLE pack contains two reusable silver/bent stainless steel straws and a cleaning brush inside a sleek case that you won't find anywhere else. The straws are stainless steel and BPA-free, and the case is printed with plant-based dyes. Both will last a lifetime because we practice what we preach.
A natural deodorant that actually works. 24-hour protection with seven active ingredients to absorb moisture and neutralize odor-causing bacteria, including two forms of magnesium. Safe, gentle, and effective. Aluminum-free. Instead of blocking your pores with aluminum, Nicely works with your body's natural processes to control moisture and eliminate odor. Since it doesn't contain aluminum, it is also non-staining so you don't have to worry about ruining your favorite clothes. Made with clean and organic ingredients, with a vegan formula that is not likely to cause irritation.
Nourish Your Lips, Nurture the Earth Soothing & Long Lasting Lip Therapy. This ultra-rich, certified organic lip conditioner is formulated to keep lips hydrated and looking their best! The creamy blend of shea butter, cocoa butter, and coconut oil nourishes lips for perfect everyday beauty. The formula is carefully crafted to give you a long-lasting soothing sensation on your lips. And the best part is, it's completely plastic-free and low waste! This amazing lip balm comes in a cute, easy-to-use, compostable paper tube. Taking care of your lips and the planet at the same time has never been more enjoyable.
Breakfast is equal parts Medium and Light. It is sweet and mellow with plenty of caffeine to start your day. 100% organic and fair trade coffee grown in Chiapas, Mexico. Our darkest roast. This bold coffee has notes of dark chocolate and spice, with a smoky finish. 5 pounds whole bean. Comes in compostable, PLA lined, Kraft packaging. Certified Organic - So you know it was grown without the use of herbicides and pesticides. Better for the earth and the people. Organic farming techniques promote healthy ecosystems, from the soil and the bees, to the birds and the trees. Certified SPP - Standing in solidarity with small parcel farmers for fair wages, true democracy, cultural identity, human dignity, and equality.
Hydration Made Intelligent. The Smart Self-Cleaning Water Bottle - 16oz provides a full day of hydration with a temperature display and hydration reminder. It features a built-in rechargeable battery and UVC LED Sterilization technology that purifies your water. With a stainless-steel build and a vacuum-sealed insulated interior, the bottle keeps beverages hot or cold for up to 12-24 hours. Other features include a USB rechargeable, an inductive lid, and an overall sustainable design that ensures convenience and eco-friendly functionality. By choosing this smart water bottle, you actively reduce plastic waste from disposable water bottles while staying hydrated on the go.
Sip Responsibly, Savor Delight. Join the movement of eco-conscious coffee enthusiasts with the Reusable Glass Coffee Cup with Cork Band. Available in 8oz and 12oz sizes, this cup offers a secure and comfortable grip with its single-wall, tempered-glass construction and cork band. The silicone push-on lid minimizes spillage, making it ideal for on-the-go sipping. By opting for this reusable coffee cup, you say goodbye to disposable coffee cups that contribute to the staggering amount of plastic waste generated by the coffee industry.
Nourish Your Skin Naturally. Pamper your skin with the Seed Phytonutrients Body Moisturizer. Formulated for normal to dry skin, this vegan moisturizer combines sunflower, safflower, and camelina seed oils with coconut and shea butter. Experience a dose of ultra-softening moisture that leaves your skin feeling nourished and rejuvenated. With a subtle scent of cedar leaf and sage, this body moisturizer embodies the harmony of nature. By choosing this plastic-free option, you contribute to a cleaner environment while indulging in self-care.
Embrace Sustainable Hair Care. Experience salon-quality hair care without the plastic waste with the Sunnie Mighty Mango Shampoo Bar. Its super sudsy formula offers a long-lasting lather while cleansing and quenching your hair's needs. The mild mango scent with a splash of raspberry and pineapple enhances your shower experience. With ingredients like coconut oil and cocoa butter, this shampoo bar rehydrates your hair, while panthenol restores shine. By switching to this solid shampoo bar, you eliminate the need for multiple plastic bottles and support the reduction of plastic pollution.
This creamy, salon-quality, long-lasting conditioner bar soothes and smoothest locks — no plastic needed. Mild mango scent with a splash of raspberry and pineapple. Cocoa butter, coconut oil, olive oil, and jojoba oil rehydrate hair. Vitamin E and panthenol restores shine. One bar replaces up to three 250ml bottles of liquid conditioner. Color-safe for dyed hair. Suitable for all hair types. Conscience - Recyclable, compostable packaging - 1% of sales donated to environmental nonprofits - NO plastic, preservatives, parabens, phthalates, or animal cruelty.
Cleanse Responsibly, Embrace Nature's Beauty. Introducing a more natural way to cleanse your body with TIDALOVE Botanical Body Wash Sheets. Say goodbye to plastic jugs and hello to this innovative alternative. Formulated for all skin types, these paraben-free and alcohol-free body cleanser sheets are infused with witch hazel, pot marigold extract, and bergamot fruit oil. They effectively remove impurities while leaving your skin radiant and luminous. The pre-portioned and travel-friendly design ensures convenience and eliminates the need for plastic bottles, making them perfect for eco-conscious individuals on the go.
By incorporating these ten remarkable products into your daily routine, you actively contribute to the preservation of our planet and inspire others to join the movement towards a plastic-free future.