Going Zero-Waste – Blueland

Blueland’s amazing cleaning products!

If you haven’t seen the advertisements on your social media for Blueland yet, get ready to start seeing it pop up! The moment you read this article, the tiny gremlin in your phone tells Facebook, Instagram, etc., that you looked at something related to Blueland! Now every ad will be about the zero-waste company. (Insert maniacal laugh.)

Our household decided to go zero-waste for a number of reasons, but single use plastic is one of the largest drivers. Once we were done with a detergent bottle or a toothpaste tube, it was dropped in recycling, and hopefully, it is handled properly. Too many times now, I have seen that recycling isn’t dealt with appropriately, so instead of throwing it away, we looked at alternatives.

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Going Zero-Waste

Everywhere you look, there are calls to minimize pollution, but in those same places, you will see advertisements for single use plastic, large consumer stores, and products to buy in bulk. Now, buying in bulk isn’t a bad thing; what those bulk items are packaged in is.

The world is slowly filling with trash. We can yell all we want about pollution, but until we take a look at the items we are buying, change will be a long and hard process.

Plastic litter
A little less plastic; a lot less trash.

So, I’ve decided to start with me.

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