WILL YOU CHOOSE PLASTIC FREE?
WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN, HOW, WHY?
Everybody who uses shampoo, toothpaste, shower gel and other bathroom products. This may be especially good for those who buy facial exfoliators.
Choose to buy only those cosmetic products which don’t have any plastic in them.
Yes, you read that correctly. Plastic is added as an ingredient in many of the products on the bathroom shelf.
Perfect for when you are out shopping on the highstreet.
It’s easy to check that you are choosing plastic-free products within seconds of taking it off the shelf.
The main plastics you are looking for are polyethylene and polypropylene.
Additionally, you might find polyethylene terephthalate (PET, i.e., what many plastic drinks bottles are made of), polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) and nylon.
Or simply download and use the free smartphone App to scan the product barcode in-store to see if it contains plastic.
Buy only those products which are plastic-free.
These small plastics – or ‘microplastics’ – get washed down the drain and out to sea, polluting the ocean and entering the food chain of our marine life.
Vote with your wallet. This is a fantastic way to influence businesses and directly support those which do not use plastic.
Through using the App you will be part of a grand international effort to move away from plastics in products.
WHO HAS RECENTLY PLEDGED TO CHOOSE PLASTIC-FREE?
Mike Stevens, Exeter, UK - Mar 03 2019 (sample)
Mary Wallace, Dumfries, UK - Mar 03 2019 (sample)
Pledge to choose plastic-free today.