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Our Thoughts on Plastic & Paper

Packaging Paper Plastic Sustainability

Our Thoughts on Plastic & Paper

Do you believe that paper is more "eco-friendly" than plastic? Before we dive into our thoughts, we would like to emphasise that there is not right or wrong answer, as it all depends on your perspective of "saving the earth". For our solid products, we avoid plastics completely. Paper can be recycled, composted and will decompose faster than plastics will. We have local recycling companies that accept paper, but not plastic, which has to be incinerated. We can go one step further by choosing paper that is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified Recycled or Mix, which means less virgin materials are used to produce the products. Unless you are creating...

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It's a Hazy Saturday!

Climate Haze Sustainability Weather

It's a Hazy Saturday!

While the Amazon forest burns at an alarming rate, rainforests in South East Asia are also up in flames, causing the thick, choking haze that takes weeks (or even months) to clear. There are many factors causing this, one of which is land clearing activities using the slash-and-burn method by unethical corporations and farmers, largely in the palm oil and woodpulp industries. Everyone in this region suffers, and while we can always blame it on irresponsible corporations and slow government actions to clamp down on such methods, we as consumers have a huge part to play in this awful situation....

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