Happy New plastic free Year!

New year means new resolution: adopting a plastic-free lifestyle will be your 2020 resolution! Let us guide you to transform your consumption habits towards a plastic conscious lifestyle.

Refusing to use virgin plastic must be one of the global issues we should take into consideration. Indeed, the UK organization Surfers against Sewage affirmed that “in 1950, the world’s population of 2,5 billion produced 1,5 million tons of plastic; in 2016, a global population of more that 7 billion people produced over 320 million tons of plastic. This is set to double by 2034.” This way of consumption causes the destruction of nature and disasters for humanity : “every day, approximately 8 million pieces of plastic pollution find their way into our oceans” stated SAS. Consequently, it becomes more than ever necessary to change our consumption habits.

At CITIES foundation, we believe that we can make a difference by empowering local communities to tackle global problems. Your step can change a lot. This new year is the perfect opportunity to adopt a new plastic-free resolution. Don’t wait a minute to try it!

 

Get inspired by the wasted rewarders’ products 

Some brands, just as the WASTED rewarders did, decide to concept alternatives to daily virgin-plastic products. The WASTED community has a lots of choice and even more now that it is possible to spend their discounts online, on the website of our rewarders. From reusable straws from RietjesFabriek to unique bags by Fenix circular, all the products prove that it’s possible to associate style, fashion and plastic conscious lifestyle.

If you’re not convinced yet, check here all the products of the WASTED rewarders. You will definitely want to start your plastic reduction now!

 

#Change 1 : Transform your bathroom 

To make your beginning in the “plastic-free lifestyle” easier, we propose you to start with transforming your bathroom. Body cares, toothbrushes, cosmetics, menstrual pads,… we use a lot of plastic in our bathroom. Yet, there is a lot of alternatives products. You could rather fall in love with the reusable cotton pads from Zozero or adopt your Bamboovement toothbrush, much more fashionable than your old plastic one. You have a lots of choice, make yours!

In short, there is no reason for not taking this opportunity to start the year on the right foot! Change your consumption habits with us. This new resolution, you will hold it.

 

Created on 20 January 2020

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