Doing Our Bit to Save the Planet

Natural loofah sponge vs Sponge made with plastic

Natural loofah sponge vs Sponge made with plastic

Introducing these natural loofah sponge that is made from a dried-out tropical or subtropical gourd belonging to genus Luffa (most often either species L. aegyptiaca or L. acutangula). They are left to wither on the vine, then have their skin peeled off, cut out to the shapes and fitted onto handles or a string to be sold for daily use.  That's about it - no other process is done to it.  These were really common back in the 70s and prior, before the more common petroleum based sponges took over the market. Well thanks to eco awareness that's going around, these natural...

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My 1st Switch - Bamboo Toothbrush

Bamboo Fight against Plastic

My 1st Switch - Bamboo Toothbrush

So I ordered my first ever Bamboo Charcoal Toothbrush from The Green Green Shop.

THE COSTS - $5 for 2 pcs - this will last me about 6 months in total, so this works out to be 3 cents a day.  Totally acceptable.

CONCLUSION? It's a 4 star rating for me.  I do think the design of the head can be a little narrower but it's not a deal breaker.  Will definitely repeat my purchase.

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AIMING FOR GREEN

Fight against Plastic

AIMING FOR GREEN

PRELUDE

So today I am going to document my personal journey to gradually move away from plastics to eco-friendly products.

My Goal?
Is to stop depending on plastics - which I have been doing for the past few decades

How?
Well, firstly I am going to find eco-friendly alternative products out there that works just as well as the plastics one (if not better).  Plus, these products must NOT cost a bomb!  It shouldn't be if its going to be a sustainable living for all of us.

 

So here we go......

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