Tag Archives: Environment

Burt’s Bees Lip Balm: Petition

This is a wonderful lip balm, and I love the metal tin. One problem — Burt’s adds a plastic seal around the edge. <sigh> Please let Burt’s know how much you’d love to see this product plastic free. When we … Continue reading

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Eco Nuts Liquid Laundry Detergent, plastic-free

Super-concentrated liquid detergent comes in plastic-free food-grade coated aluminum bottle. It is totally plastic-free, unlike every other liquid detergent I’ve seen . What’s inside the bottle sounds pretty good too: soapberry extract, vegetable glycerin, olive leaf extract, Potassium Sorbate and … Continue reading

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Natural Selection Waxed Paper Bags

Here’s a great alternative to plastic sandwich bags. Outer packaging is cardboard. Unbleached waxed paper bags can be used in the microwave. As Natural Value’s website suggests: Live well. Spend less. Feel good about the little things you do to … Continue reading

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Burt’s Bees Citrus Facial Scrub, plastic-free

I’ve been scouring health food stores looking for plastic-free facial scrub to no avail [pun intended]. Burt’s Bees has it. I haven’t examined the packaging in person yet, but it looks like the same packaging as their Carrot Day Creme. … Continue reading

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Natracare Panty Liners, plastic-free

Plastic-free and over 90% biodegradable. The removable strip for the adhesive is paper. No plastic outer wrapping on the box, nor yet, a plastic sticker “seal”. Pretty impressive. http://www.natracare.com

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Boulder Canyon Potato Chips

Less guilt, more pleasure. Packaging is made from wood pulp and certified for all key biodegradation situations including industrial, home and waste-water categories. Fantastic initiative from Boulder Canyon Natural Foods. http://www.bouldercanyonfoods.com

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Burt’s Bees Carrot Day Creme, plastic-free

This moisturizer comes in a glass jar with a metal lid. Nice! The box is 35% post-consumer content. More Burt’s Bees moisturizers in the glass jar: Carrot Nutritive Night Creme Radiance Day Creme Beeswax Moisturizing Day Creme Beeswax Moisturizing Night … Continue reading

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