Plastic sunscreen tubes have a big role to play in the plastic pollution crisis, but plastic-wrapped sunscreens pose a double threat. Most off-the-shelf sunscreen blends are a chemical concoction of toxins, and an estimated 14,000 tonnes of sunscreen ends up in our oceans worldwide every year.
Since Cove's launch, they've already saved over 120,000kg of single use plastic and because aluminium is infinitely recyclable, their bottles really are eco-friendly. The entire Cove range is also made locally in Victoria, Australia and in a solar powered facility.
I want to make it easy for you to live more sustainably. I want you to feel inspired to reduce, reuse, recycle, rent and research, so this guide is a starting point. It’s a little step towards a more sustainable future, and the best part about my guide is - it's free!
I want to make it easy for you to be a sustainable human. I want to make it fun for you to find amazing brands doing good things for the world. I want to make it interesting to learn about what's going on in the world of plastic and I want you to feel inspired to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Australians throw out over 2.7 million single-use or disposable coffee cups every single day, adding up to over 1 billion coffee cups every single year. If you switch out your single-use coffee cup and start using a reusable coffee cup, you can have a huge positive environmental impact.
By the end of 2022, a minimum of 30% of our brands will be circular, and I’m talking the real deal honest definition of circular, not the green-washing kind. What’s the difference? A real circular fashion brand uses regenerated or recycled materials to create their products.