# 1 -
After a short first-use cycle,
95% of plastic packaging material value,
or 80–120 US billion annually,
is lost to the economy.
Ask your policymaker why
From the cost of the item we purchase to the final price tag on our cities, planet and health, plastics are very expensive, after all.
As of now, we are paying for the products,
the recycling that doesn't happen and
for the present, plus future damages
to our environment and health.
Wouldn't it be better to just pay for a more sustainable system?
# 2 -
Merchants and Vendors want to make
you happy. They want your business.
Good sustainable alternatives to food packaging are typically more expensive than plastic ones.
However, if customers refuse to use the plastic and/or "compostable plastic" options
(knowing here why), the provider will change
Tell your vendors that you want the choice.
A sustainable product cost about $0.10 to $0.25 more; offer to pay the difference.
# 3 -
Every choice you make influences
brand owners who decide how to manufacture their products.
Their wrapped tomatoes sales are declining?
They will find out why and
offer more unwrapped tomatoes.
Avoid plastics whenever possible
Your kids love puree in a plastic pouch and love juices in
Every time these items are purchased, it creates
a toxic legacy.
Going the extra mile
is time consuming,
“It’s only one straw,”
said 8 billion people.
# 4 -
SHARE THE KNOWLEDGE
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER.
THE SUPERHERO IN YOU KNOWS IT.
Start sharing the information and help our education. Do it in a kind way; in a personal way. Find out how, here.
Plastic Rehab created this site to make the information on plastic an easy, fun and factual read. If you come across a section that inspires you, follow your heart and make space on your social media to inform your people.
Most individuals want to do good
and it is only a matter of awareness.
How can we do good if we don't
know our actions are harmful?