Killing Plastic: 4 Inspiring Eco-Friendly Companies
Did You Know? Plastics are the #1 type of trash found in the sea today.
And every year an estimated 8 million tons of plastic makes its way to the ocean
Weâ€™ve all seen the horrible photos of sea creatures turning up ashore with bellies full of trash, itâ€™s truly heartbreaking. But thereâ€™s hope!
While many companies are finding ways to innovate through recycling plastic waste, others are developing eco-friendly plastic alternatives altogether.
Letâ€™s get behind these businesses that are paving the way towards a more sustainable, less wasteful future:
With beautiful home goods such as their Tria Serving Board and cozy cross throw blanket, Newly is committed to sustainability through 100% recycled or repurposed materials – proving that beautiful products can in fact be made from recycled goods.
Browse Newly Products @ Newly.com
Cute, simple and practical, Pela Case offers eco-friendly phone cases that are made of flax straw, making them 100% compostable. Plus, they donate a portion of their revenue to environmental non-profit organizations.
Leave it to the surfers to find fun and creative ways to restore their favorite habitat. The Founders of Bureo–meaning “the waves” in Mapuche–set up a fishnet collection and recycling program called Net Positiva to ‘catch’ 6,600 tons of abandoned fishing nets to produce skateboards, sunglasses, surf fins and frisbees. Starting around $150, these fun products make a big impact.
These super cute and inexpensive bracelets pull a major punch with a pound of plastic harvested for each bracelet.
Buy It: 4Ocean Signature Blue Bracelet
What are your favorite recycled plastic and plastics alternative companies and products? She with us in the comments below!