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May 31, 2018 2 min read

3 Reasons Why We Went ‘Plastic-Free’

The decision to eliminate plastic from our brand in 2016 wasn’t an easy one and it took way longer than we ever thought.

We didn’t want to just eliminate plastic, we wanted to make sure we created the most sustainable packaging possible.

It’s no secret we live in a plastic world.

Every bit of plastic ever created still exists and with 97% of deodorant packaging being made from plastic, we needed to show the industry that there are other more sustainable options.

Here are the 3 Reasons We Ditched Plastic:

1. Environmental

Plastic never goes away. 
And contrary to popular belief, it can’t be recycled. It can only be downcycled and turned into a cheaper version of plastic. 
Plastic is also made from crude oil. 
Right now, plastic on the ocean out numbers sea life SIX to ONE.

2. Animals

Everyday animals become victims of plastic pollution. The average marine bird has the equivalent of 2 plastic water bottles in their stomachs, turtles are constantly getting tangled in nets, bags and inhaling straws, first are full of plastic and then ultimately end up in us, whales are swallowing plastic by the cubic meter and even cattle are swallowing plastic.

3. Humans

BPA (or variations of BPA) are found in almost all plastics and this alters our hormones and disrupts our endocrine system. What is scary, is that 93% of all Americans have BPA in their bodies and BPA is linked to all sorts of scary things, like: 

Heart disease
Breast, Brain and Prostate Cancer
Erectile Dysfunction
Sexual Dysfunction 
Learning Disorders 
Early Puberty
Man Boobs ('Moobs')

This should help you understand the dangers associated with plastic and encourage you to make positive changes in your lifestyle.

We're on the final push of our indiegogo campaign, come check it out and grab one of our amazing perks.

When you make the switch to The Best Deodorant In The World, you’re helping to eliminate plastic from the planet, animals and yourself. Each deodorant purchased prevents the equivalent of 4 plastic water bottles from entering into the world.

One Deodorant. One Person. One Year of Safe Water.

Check it out: https://bit.ly/2K5GoXl

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