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Why we're nontoxic

Did you know that there are over 80,000 chemicals in products and not even half of them are tested for safety? What’s worse is that the FDA doesn’t legally require companies to list all the ingredients in their products.  Many companies use terms like “fragrance” or “parfum” to hide dozens of petro-based ingredients or they simply omit them from the ingredients list altogether.  The vast majority of beauty products are loaded with parabens, which are used as preservatives.  On average, women apply around 50 mg of parabens each day from cosmetic products.  These can also go disguised as other names, such as ingredients with a prefix ethyl-, methyl-, propyl-, or butyl-.  “Parabens are stored in the body’s fatty tissues and...

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Why Zero Waste

  The average American generates 4.4 pounds of trash per day (1,606 pounds a year per capita)[1].  This means 481.8 billion pounds of trash a year in the US alone.  Of these 481.8 billion pounds, 60 billion is plastic waste.  Contrary to popular belief that all plastics get recycled, only 8% of discarded plastics actually get processed in the recycling centers[2].  The big problem about plastics is that they never biodegrade.  They can break down into microplastics even then it is a material the Earth cannot digest.  Every bit of plastic that has ever been created still exists[3].   “Plastic is a material that the Earth cannot digest.”   Trash is such a big problem that it has started to...

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