The Toxic Truth About Your Plastic Yoga Mat

0 comments | Posted By Eva Von Jagow On December 6, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed, Replace Harmful Products

Inhale… Hold it. Exhale… Focus on your breath. Breathe in, fill your entire lungs. Now, exhale, let all your stress out. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? Breathing is a vital part of any yoga practice. Unfortunately, this action and how we practice in general may be doing our body more harm than good. As most yogis

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Lights, Camera, Plastic!

0 comments | Posted By Life Without Plastic On November 2, 2017 Category: Get Informed, News

Guest post by Jazeen Hollings. The energy on a movie set is infectious. There’s a certain hustle and bustle you won’t find anywhere else. The intense immersion from actors, like Leonardo DiCaprio actually sleeping in a horse carcass for Revenant, or obsessive film directors like Werner Herzog, who instructed his cast and crew to live

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Doing Halloween Without Plastic

0 comments | Posted By Sarah Wylie On October 25, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed

With the candy wrappers, costumes, and cobwebby decorations, there is a lot of plastic that can come out of this spooky holiday. We’ve been brainstorming and have come up with some interesting alternatives to celebrate Halloween in style without using any plastic! Go plastic-free with the Halloween handouts Non-candy treats Why not try something different

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Bodhi Surf’s Bahia Ballena Plastic-Free Initiative

0 comments | Posted By Sarah Wylie On August 3, 2017 Category: Get Informed, News, Support Organizations Creating Change, Uncategorized

Guest post by Jazeen Hollings, Director of “The Bodhi Wave“ As I chatted with Travis Bays, Bodhi Surf + Yoga’s busy co-owner, I pictured him hunched over his wooden kitchen table in Bahia, Costa Rica, trusty stainless steel water bottle in hand. Through the telephone I could hear the excited laughs of his two-year old

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Periods Without Plastic.

9 comments | Posted By Sarah Wylie On July 14, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed, Uncategorized

Let’s break the period taboo and talk plastic-free menstrual products! This is an important topic to explore because these monthly visits from ‘Aunty Flo’ can have a large impact on our bodies and our environment. Did you know that companies who create these products aren’t required to disclose all of the ingredients in their products

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Reusable Plastic-Free Popsicle Molds

0 comments | Posted By Chantal Plamondon On June 21, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed

Every summer, we need to talk once again about the utter awesomeness of our Freezycup popsicle mold because, well, people forget or they didn’t know this product existed in the first place. Imagine a popsicle mold that is not made of plastic, but instead of premium stainless steel, so that when you warm it up

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Who Needs Plastic Straws Anymore When We’ve Got These

5 comments | Posted By Sarah Wylie On March 23, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Get Informed

The Problem With Plastic Straws Plastic straws are finally getting more attention in the media, and rightly so. Although they have often been overshadowed by the menacing plastic bag and disposable cup, they have consistently been in the top 10 most commonly found plastic items, according to the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup data. In the

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Waterproofing Without Plastic: Can Non-Plastic Natural Materials Be Made Water-Resistant?

7 comments | Posted By Sarah Wylie On March 8, 2017 Category: Alternatives to Plastic, Uncategorized

We all know how good of a job plastic does at keeping water out but can non-plastic natural materials be made water-resistant too? Absolutely! When making more plastic-free choices we are often opting for more natural materials, some of which are not typically known for being as reliably waterproof as plastic. There are however naturally

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