Category Archives: packaging

how much plastic trash waste in a week?

Take the Plastic Trash Challenge to find out. I’m starting today.  I don’t think I generate much plastic trash, but actually, I have no idea how much. Similar to guessing how long I shower, I had only a vague notion … Continue reading

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tetra pak: good or bad?

Every time I finish a box of soymilk, I sigh. Because I have to put it in the landfill-bound trash. But, according to this analysis of the sustainability of tetra pak, All in all, Tetra Pak figures that its packaging … Continue reading

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India report: Palm leaf packaging

Holy Lama Yogi Soap In a store in the old historic area of Fort Cochin, I noticed the Holy Lama Yogi Soap from Holy Lama Naturals. What drew me was not the soap itself–which smells great–but the packaging. The little … Continue reading

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