Wiping our butt destroys the planet

PLANET

Say what?! That’s right. Wiping our butt (and using non-recycled toilet paper) accounts for over 15% of deforestation worldwide. Forests are destroyed all over the world to meet the growing demand of toilet paper. And, as you know, deforestation is one of the main causes of climate change. That’s not all, unfortunately. Toilet paper is […]

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Let’s talk toothpaste


PEOPLE

Thought candy was bad for your teeth? Let’s talk toothpaste. We brush our teeth every day (most of us, at least) and use toothpaste to do so. Every supermarket, drugstore or health food store has a wide range of toothpaste. It seems like they specialize in a specific purpose: whitening, your gums or sensitive teeth. […]

February 13, 2018

We shouldn’t mess with our pussy


PEOPLE

There. We said it. Talking about periods is still a taboo subject. Talking about what goes in there (I’m talking tampons, guys) too. Did you know most tampons and pads contain plastics? The box might say ‘cotton-like’ but the material is often synthetic and made from rayon, which contains plastic. Yes, actual microplastics. We’ve listed […]

February 13, 2018

Wiping our butt destroys the planet


PLANET

Say what?! That’s right. Wiping our butt (and using non-recycled toilet paper) accounts for over 15% of deforestation worldwide. Forests are destroyed all over the world to meet the growing demand of toilet paper. And, as you know, deforestation is one of the main causes of climate change. That’s not all, unfortunately. Toilet paper is […]

January 12, 2018