After years of campaigning, health advocates finally convinced many household product manufacturers to remove the chemical Bisphenol A, known as BPA, from items like receipts, plastic bottles and the lining of tin cans. And as a result, it’s not hard to find products labeled “BPA-free.” But it turns out the chemicals used to replace BPA[…]
There is so much data available online that it can blur your mind and bore you senseless. We are asked regularly ‘Why are plastic water bottles so bad?’. Here is our very succinct 3 pronged response: 3 straight-forward, risk free reasons to ditch plastic water bottles, please read the list of bullet points below.
We have produced as much plastic in the last decade than in the last century. We produce 225 million tonnes of plastic a year. It is estimated that 10% of all plastic ends up in the sea, which according to the United Nations, equates to 6.4 million metric tonnes currently existing in our oceans. 100,000[…]
We have thought long and hard about whether to supply our new Quench cap with straws or not. From our research we found that most users prefer to use the caps without straws which means the straw gets tossed in the trash and adds to the massive plastic problem in landfill and oceans. Single use straws[…]