Zero waste as a consumer activity is just another form of capitalism, and the trendiness of “green” consumer products makes it look like only the privileged can access a “sustainable lifestyle.” Yet, true zero waste has been practiced by Indigenous cultures and communities of color for far longer than it’s been a trend.
As a small company with a big appetite for waste reduction, we're talking about the villain in our midst— plastic. Here's a look at how we avoid it, why we use some of it, and how we're dealing with our minimal plastic waste, plus more about our Plastic Negative Certification with rePurpose Global.
Aloe is a powerful emollient (aka softener) for the skin that quells dryness and irritation and is hailed for its antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and wound healing properties. It takes care of burns and sunburns, bug bites and scrapes. In Ayurvedic medicine, the gel is used as a tonic to cool excess pitta (fire).