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The Low Down On Single Use & Plastic Pollution

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Buy less, waste less, save more: the key to a sustainable lifestyle

Buy less stuff – sounds simple, right? All the while many of us struggle to take that advice. The problem with overconsuming is that a lot of resources are needed to make each item. Additionally, the quick timeline of buying and discarding also results in a lot of unnecessary waste.    

Celebrate Plastic Free July by Reducing Packaging Pollution - Intentionally Sustainable
Celebrate Plastic Free July by Reducing Packaging Pollution

According to forecasters, the e-commerce business will reach over $4.5 trillion when 2021 arrives, a 246% increase within the past six years. Retailers are adjusting to digital orders, and so too will the packaging.  The environmental impact will grow larger as more people shop online, as will the enormous flow of plastic packaging, bubble wrap and other packaging waste that is discarded throughout the supply chain. 

Single Use Pollution Calculator - Intentionally Sustainable
Single Use Pollution Calculator

Check out what a difference you can make by making small and simple changes with out Single Use Pollution Calculator!

How To Live Less Disposable & Be More Sustainable Day To Day - Intentionally Sustainable
How To Live Less Disposable & Be More Sustainable Day To Day

We need to change this narrative - but how - to achieve sustainability it is vital to review our consumption habits. We can all become environmentally aware and we can all find ways that fit in with our unique lifestyles. 

Have you heard about the 'Reusable' Plastic Bag? - Intentionally Sustainable
Have you heard about the 'Reusable' Plastic Bag?

'Compared to paper grocery bags, plastic grocery bags consume 40 percent less energy, generate 80 percent less solid waste, produce 70 percent fewer atmospheric emissions, and release up to 94 percent fewer waterborne wastes.'

Plastic - What Is BPA? What Can We Do About It? - Intentionally Sustainable
Plastic - What Is BPA? What Can We Do About It?

BPA is a man-made compound that has been around for over a hundred years and can be found in food, toiletries, lining canned foods, plastic packaging household items, sports equipment and more. Its basic job is to strengthen whatever item it is included in. In plastics, it makes them stronger and more resilient – hardening them to the rigours of daily life, hence BPA has been found in drink bottles and food containers.

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