Plastic Free July Challenge – Day 5
Why one should switch to shampoo bars and ditch plastic bottle shampoos?
👉🏼More than 552 million shampoo bottles could be ending up in landfills every year
👉🏼The number of shampoo bottles thrown out in the United States every year could fill 1,164 football fields
👉🏼Only 1 in 5 people consistently recycle items from the bathroom
Now, think about these estimates on a global scale, and add to that all of the travel-size shampoo and conditioner bottles in hotels around the world that are replaced with each new guest! The numbers become staggering very quickly. (Source)
We can dramatically reduce these numbers just by switching to shampoo bars or refillable products!
If you’re confused about where to shop, you can shop on EarthHero!
In EarthHero, you’ll find A to Z sustainable products from home essentials, cleaning, clothing, and travel kit to stationery.
If you’re in the US and trying to look for a refillable option, you can always go for Plaine Products!
Plaine products come in an aluminum bottle and they are also cruelty-free (Vegan). They have Shampoo, Body & Face Wash, and even sanitizers!
Let me know in the comments if you’d like to learn more about how EarthHero & Plaine Products practice Sustainability.
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