120 billion units of packaging are produced every year by the global cosmetics industry
Over half of the world’s plastic thrown out in 2015 was plastic packaging, over 141 million metric tons
Cardboard that envelopes perfumes, serums and moisturizers contribute to the loss of 18 million acres of forest each year
Only 9% of all plastic waste on Earth has been recycled
By 2050, an estimated 99% of seabirds will have ingested plastic if plastic production continues as is.
Plastic can only be recycled a number of times, in the end it all becomes plastic waste
After disposal, plastic products take around 500 years to break down
By 2050, the plastic industry may account for 20% of the world’s total oil consumption if plastic production continues as is
By 2050 our oceans will have more plastic than fish
Humans consume anywhere from 39,000 to 52,000 micro plastic
particles a year. Microplastics are found in many species intended for human consumption including invertebrates, crustaceans, and fish.
Are You A Zero Waste Vendor?
We’re looking to partner with local vendors in Hawaii as well
as companies selling their product zero waste. If this interests
you, please send an email with your information as well as
product information and we will review and get back to you in
a timely manner. Mahalo
Mail Product Samples to:
348H Kaelepulu Dr.
Kailua, HI 96734