Sustainably Beautiful Inside and Out: Why Sustainable Packaging is Perfect for Eco-Conscious Beauty Brands
A not-so-pretty statistic from the beauty industry is the thousands of tons of plastic waste produced and discarded by production every year. By design, beauty packaging is made to be striking on shelves while still being as temporary as the products inside. But all of that plastic waste has to go somewhere, and whether it ends up in a landfill or the ocean, it will remain there exponentially longer than its use cycle.
Take the Plastic Out of Takeout: New App Makes Sustainable Choices Easy
Redefining Green Eating
Green Steel, the Super Hero of the Auto Industry
The supply chain is becoming more sustainable, one innovative step at a time. Mercedes-Benz already announced plans to release ten new EV models by next year, in line with many other auto manufacturers committing to greener vehicles.
What to Know About Sustainable Cryptocurrency
As cryptocurrencies grow more mainstream, few financial analysts can deny their real-world benefits for businesses and consumers alike. Contrary to their popularity and value, cryptocurrencies do not offer a perfect solution — many of them currently require dangerous amounts of energy to collect and store. Before energy expenditure gets out of control, we must look towards a sustainability plan.
Shades of Green
Imagine a shopping platform that directs consumers to products that are actually sustainable as they shop — Home Goods did just that with their new website called Shades of Green.
According to Business Wire, Shades of Green uses a proprietary five-point evaluation system to screen products, only showcasing products that meet a minimum sustainability standard on their site. Each product is subject to evaluation based on sourcing, manufacturing, shipping, use and performance, and lifecycle.
The Sustainability Miracle Plant: Bamboo
Bamboo is an amazingly versatile and renewable material, and we are just beginning to understand the potential implications and uses of this miracle plant. At Golden Arrow, our sustainably crafted packaging solutions are made with bamboo fibers that replace harmful plastic packaging. Here are a few of the reasons why we love working with bamboo.
Plastic Pollution Solutions: Trash Shouldn't Splash
All change starts small and has the potential to ripple into a much larger movement. While large issues like climate change and plastic pollution require large solutions, starting small and locally can inspire the big waves needed to save the planet. This is precisely what happened with a group of five middle schoolers in 2015.
Reducing Plastic Pollution in a Pandemic
You may have noticed that quarantine-cuisine and to-go coffee orders come with a lot of plastic utensils, single-use straws, and styrofoam containers. What were once sustainability sins are now quarantine commonplace as we navigate the realities of COVID-19.
Efforts to reduce plastic consumption do not need to go out the window. There are still plenty of things you can do to reduce your own plastic intake and spread the socially-distant word to your friends and family. Here are a few ideas to get you started.