INSIDE THE BOX: FACTS
FACTS ABOUT WHAT'S IN OUR PAST BOXES:
Totes and Mesh produce bags: Worldwide, one trillion single-use plastic bags are used each year, with nearly 2 million bad being used each minute
Water Bottle: Americans purchase about 50 billion plastic bottles per year and only 23% is recycled.
Tumbler: 16 billion disposable coffee cups are used each year. Just one resusable coffee cup will replace 500 disposable ones.
Glass /Metal Straws: In the U.S. alone, roughly 500 million straws are used every day.
Beeswax wrap: Plastic wrap is NOT recyclable. The average family goes through 24 rolls of plastic wrap each year.
Toothpaste: 400 million tubes of toothpaste are discarded every year in the U.S. alone
Dish brush: The body of this brush is made of bamboo - one of the most renewable resources in the world and is the world's fastest growing plant. You can buy the replacement brush heads on our website!
Razor: The EPA estimates that 2 billion razors are thrown away each year and you can't recycle disposable razors in the U.S.
Deodorant: Most common deodorants are made with toxic ingredients and the plastic packaging has to be separated in order to be properly recyclable.
Dish Sponge: Your generic sponge should be replaced every two weeks and microbiologists suggest it’s the dirtiest item in your home. Reusable sponges can be washed, which eliminates bacterial growth.
Lip Balm: Our lip balm is in paper packaging, so it is compostable and is made with all natural ingredients. Just Burt’s Bees alone (which is a great alternative) sells 86,400 lip balms a day. Almost 31.5 million balms every year!
Bath Bombs: WHO DOESN’T LOVE A COLORFUL & RELAXING BATH?!
Sage: burning sage is an ancient ritual practiced by several cultures. The most-used types of sage have antimicrobial properties, keeping infectious bacteria, viruses, and fungi at bay.
Candle: Paraffin candles produce harmful byproducts when burned (greenhouse gasses like carbon dioxide. Voluspa uses coconut oil, which burns up to 90% cleaner than its 100% soy wax counterparts.
OUR BOX MATERIALS:
* Our boxes are from EcoEnclose- an eco friendly box company
* The packing peanuts are made from cornstarch and are 100% biodegradable and dissolve in water.
* The tissue paper is made from recycled paper
* The water-activated paper tape is biodegradable, recyclable and repulpable