The traditional mindset when it comes to designing consumer products is linear. Materials are extracted from our Earth and made into products, which are then discarded in a landfill at the end of life. Every born product is headed from the cradle to the grave in this scenario.
When it comes to the health of the big blue sea, every choice we make in our quest for plastic-free living matters. Even coastal dwellers can feel removed from its presence during our day to day lives.
Picture this. It’s the height of the citrus season. You pick one perfect tangerine at the market. Already anticipating the explosion of tart sweetness underneath, you revel in unpeeling the golden fruit.
You’ll go cray-sea for our Splash Box & Pods Set! Completely leak-proof and plastic-free, our Splash Box and coordinating Pods are designed as a modular set to accompany your family on all of your adventures.
Time to clean up our laundry routines. Refresh your wardrobe and reduce plastic and toxins with these simple steps. With regular chores like laundry, bad habits die hard. Everything from water temperature to frequency of washing breaks down garments faster than we realize.
Bioplastics cannot save us. The best strategy for cleaning up our planet is saying goodbye to single-use plastic products! Ready to have your eyes opened when it comes to bioplastics? 5 Gyres tackles the promises of bioplastic technology in their annual report and comes to one startling conclusion: bioplastics simply aren’t what they’re cracked up to be.
Ditch the gluten and whip up these wonderful sandwiches bursting with flavor and full of nutrients. Home cooking has never been more exciting, more healthy, and more accessible. Even with all the recipes available on our smartphones, sometimes we can fall into a lunch rut or unhealthy habits.
Our ingenuity is now backed up with advances in science and engineering along with some classic outside of the box thinking. The phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” has never been more relevant. Everything from fungi to prawn shells and palm leaves is being turned into biodegradable packaging.
The Seal Cup family is growing! Meet Jumbo, the sixth round container in our Blue Water Bento plastic-free, leak-proof nesting set. The Seal Cup Jumbo with its tentacle-inspired purple lid is designed to nest with the other five cups.
Convenience is a wonderful thing. Grabbing a pizza after a busy day is a breeze. Packages arrive seemingly out of thin air. Now every restaurant delivers to your office for a working lunch. But with great convenience comes a great amount of harmful waste.
We’re so excited to announce our newest Blue Water Bento lunchbox! Check out our double-decker 3-in-1 Splash Box that’s the 2.0 remix combiningour best-selling ECOlunchbox Three-in-One and Blue Water Bento Splash Boxcontainers.
Pack a mini zero-waste toolkit when you travel. Here's a set of eco-friendly, waste-busting products that pack snugly in our Blue Water Bento Seal Cup Jumbo as a compact set. Planning ahead does the trick when it comes to keeping your carbon footprint green and lean at the same time.
From old fire hoses to fishing nets, vinyl billboards to bowling alley floors, Repurposed Materials sells all sorts of cast-off industrial goods. It’s the ultimate old-fashioned green business -- selling something that would otherwise end up in the landfill, finding new uses for items at the end of their lives.
Billions of tons of plastic pollution litter our oceans, from plastic bags to fast-food containers. A video of a bleeding turtle injured by a plastic straw was a tipping point in public awareness of the dangers of plastic pollution to marine life. Learn in this blog how the turtle's injuries attracted a groundswell of support for the plastic-pollution revolution.
In celebration of World Oceans Day on June 8, let’s re-commit to being part of the movement to build a more sustainable future. As Jacques-Yves Cousteau once compellingly said, “For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it.”
A green upgrade for all your pet’s necessities is easier than it looks. Start with your dog’s “closet.” Next time your pup needs a new collar, leash, etc., make sure it’s non-toxic and eco-friendly. And eco-chic stylish, of course.
Advice from a California community garden founder on how to find land and raise funds, along with how to prepare for planting! Several dozen dirty gardening gloves are clipped to the wire fence with clothespins at the Lafayette Community Garden located in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Our friend Sharon Rowe started Eco-Bags Products in 1989 to address the problem of wasteful, single-use plastic bags. She introduced reusable bags as an alternative--so we can all just say no to single-use plastics.
We understand that your child’s tastes change. That’s why we’ve put together some quick and easy lunch ideas that offer a wealth of variations to give picky eaters the power to choose from the five food groups for the perfect balanced lunch.