Tuesday, June 7

Green Tip Tuesday - HAB

 Good afternoon.... this week I got some samples in the mail from Garnier Fuctis. I don't use this kinda of shampoo but then I kept on reading about their new initiative, "Pure Clean." They have joined up with TerraCycle, which I support (turn trash into new things) and thought I'd let ya'll know and see what you thought?

Would you pay more money for an item that will be recycled and turned into a new product (sold again)? Me? I really wouldn't, but I thought about it and I have bought "Green Toys." Which are also made of recycled items. And there are some pretty good coupons for these products and I can get them pretty cheap.... You decide for yourself.

Here's some more info on the project.... This new line of shampoo (Pure Clean) is made of 94% biodegradable (Conditioner is 92% biodegradable). This is important because it helps keep the down water cleaner. And they claim that the remaining ingredients are "certified non-ecotoxic." This HAB (oh, HAB means Health & Beauty!) briggade started on April 11th, with a big kick-off in Time Square. Don't know where I was because I didn't hear about it.

To Join the brigade or learn more info CLICK HERE.

From the TerraCycle website:

Each year millions of personal care product and beauty product packages are needlessly discarded and end up in landfills. TerraCycle is proud to partner with Garnier® to create a second life for these empty containers.
Every time you finish your personal care or beauty product we want you to save the packaging and send it in. We will upcycle the material into fun and innovative products. For each approved item received, your Collection Location will be awarded two TerraCycle points which can be redeemed for a variety of charitable gifts or for a payment of $0.02 to the non-profit organization or school of your choice. Please click here to learn more about the TerraCycle Points Program! Participation in the Personal Care and Beauty Brigade is simple and it’s completely FREE – all costs and shipping are covered by Garnier®. Sign–up online today and the rest is easy:

1. Once you sign–up to participate in the Personal Care and Beauty Brigade you can download prepaid postage labels and collection materials from TerraCycle.

2. Collect enough packaging to fill a collection bag

3. Affix the pre–paid postage label and drop it off at any UPS location

If you would like more information or have any questions, please check out the href=/personal-care-and-beauty-brigade--2/brigade_faqs.html?locale=en-US> Personal Care and a Beauty Brigade FAQ. .
Garnier® is proud of their partnership with TerraCycle and are committed to making a difference. Sign–up today and join our effort to reduce the impact of our waste on the planet each year.
The following types of waste can be collected through the Personal Care and Beauty Brigade: lipstick cases, mascara tubes, eye shadow cases, shampoo bottles, conditioner bottles, bronzer cases, foundation packaging, body wash containers, soap tubes, soap dispensers, lotion dispensers, saving foam tubes, powder cases, lotion bottles, chapstick tubes, lotion tubes, face soap dispensers, face soap tubes, face lotion bottles, face lotion jars, nail polish bottles, nail polish remover bottles, eyeliner cases, eyeliner pencils, eyeshadow tubes, concealer tubes, concealer sticks, lipliner pencils, hand lotion tubes, hair gel tubes, hair paste jars.

And right now... the only thing that is on the website is that these products currently make is.... PAVING STONES!

You can either join this brigade or just keep on recycling like normal. I usually take my empty HAB bottles to the mall and leave them at the Dillards store... Oh geez, I forgot the name of the company. But it's one of the "natural" make-up counters in the mall. They have a bin, everytime I go it's almost always EMPTY! But when I leave it's like half full, lol.

HAVE A GREEN TUESDAY!

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