Plastic-free and Low-plastic Products

Plastic-free July with Koofie's Natural Living photos of products

Plastic-free July is in full swing and for those of you looking to lower your plastic use, I’ve made a list of our nearly plastic-free and low-plastic products!

“Nearly plastic-free” products will generally only have a thin plastic film label, with no other plastic in the product packaging (or product!).

“Low plastic” products will have a glass container with a plastic top, or some other small use of plastic

Please also CONTACT US if you’re interested in other products in a low plastic or nearly plastic-free packaging; most of our products can be stored in different packaging. All of the plastic used in shipping has been re-used (except for tape) but we are happy to ship without the use of airbags or bubble wrap if you prefer.

Is Plastic Killing You?

BPA FreeDo you use any of these items: plastic drinking containers, cans, bottle caps, plastic cutlery, plastic food storage containers, toys, water pipes?  Do you have dental sealants, fillings, or wear eyeglasses? If so, chances are good that BPA (bisphenol A) is part of your life. BPA is used to produce some plastics and epoxy resins. It seems to be in nearly everything plastic in our lives. But BPA can lurk elsewhere too.

BPA is also in printer ink, newspapers and some receipts, which means it ends up in recycled paper. Recycled paper is used from in everything from cardboard to paper towels to food containers.  Even if you are consciously trying to remove plastic from your household, the chances are good that BPA is entering your house in some way. Continue reading “Is Plastic Killing You?”