Earth Day 2021 is coming up on April 22nd and it’s the perfect time to remember that we must all do our part to help the planet by reducing waste and plastic pollution. Here are some simple things you can do at home, in school, and at work to reduce your footprint.
Eliminate single use plastic food containers and utensils
DELIVER ZERO – get food delivery from your local eateries in reusable containers that you can return right at your door. Return your old containers to the delivery courier on your next DeliverZero order.
SEAMLESS – write to Seamless and request for utensils to be included with orders ONLY when requested.
Avoid plastic film and excess packaging
THE GREEN GARMENTO – buy reusable garment and laundry bags.
IT’S MY BAG – encourage your dry cleaner to use reusable garment bags.
DITTO HANGERS – use recycled content hangers.
Reduce Plastic Waste at School / Work / Events
Switch to reusable or biodegradable tableware and shipping materials
REDISH – delivers, collects, cleans and recirculates reusable food containers to the workplace, schools, arenas, movie and TV production sets.
PRIMEWARE – compostable utensils, plates, bowls, cups, and straws.
CUP ZERO – reusable cups for events and businesses.
Be More Sustainable at Home
Buy products that have less chemicals and come in responsible packaging
DWELL SMART – sustainable cleaning, flooring, carpeting, building, home and garden supplies.
NET ZERO COMPANY – eco-friendly kitchen, cleaning and personal care items.
PACKAGE FREE SHOP – sustainable online lifestyle store that offers home, health and beauty products in minimal packaging.
PRECYCLE – package-free grocery store in Brooklyn, NY.
If we all chip in, we can make a big difference. Please pass this information on to your family, friends, teachers, co-workers and local business owners and follow @spunjsustainability to get updates on ways to be more green EVERYDAY.