So, here is an example of why micro plastic is completely unnecessary! This is our new pumpkin walnut soap. The walnuts are organic and will decompose unlike the plastic bits contained in some soaps. Scrub with this, scrub happy, and keep the fishes safe!
We talked a lot about the environmental impact of packaging products. I know that some people prefer to have as little packaging as possible, and I understand that. I believe in it. I really do. On the other hand, there is this nurse part of me that says, wait, do I really want to purchase a product that I am going to use in the shower that other people have handled? Then I watch, and what is the first thing you do with soap? You smell it. So now noses have been all over the
I was reading an article tonight about the contamination of our waterways with plastic microbeads from cosmetics. While I knew that what went down the drain ended up in the waterway and ultimately eaten by marine live, I had never thought about the tiny particles in some of the scrubs that I use. If the particles are made of plastic, they are so tiny that they make it through the local filtration systems and end up as plastic in the bottom of our lakes and rivers. One group l