We Europeans love to feel safe because we do everything right, we have them Waste separation invented! We throw plastic packaging in the yellow sack, so we have a clear conscience, because plastic is recycled and new products are made from it.
The truth is that only part of it is recycled. How much, the statements differ, but at least far less than half. In addition, the yellow sack or bin is only intended for packaging with the green dot. All other plastic waste belongs in the household waste and goes to waste incineration plants, valuable resources are irretrievably lost.
And: Waste incineration costs a lot of money, so the question arises, what is the cheapest way to get rid of our waste?
After China no longer wanted to be Europe's rubbish dump, new destinations were found, e.g. Malaysia, Vietnam. Even these countries have reduced the quantities or banned the import of rubbish.
Today Indonesia is the largest single importer for Plastic waste from the EU. Indonesia is the second largest polluter Plastic in the ocean.
According to Stopoceanplastics the discharge of plastic into water is estimated at around 1 million tons per year. Malaysia is also currently one of the top 10 polluters of plastic in the sea. And that's where we deliver ours Plastic waste down.
Any type of garbage is always about money and sometimes also about illegal disposal. It's a business.
It is believed that plastic is not decomposed by microorganisms. Although it continuously becomes smaller under UV light, it is never completely broken down. The microparticles are carried away by the wind and inevitably end up in the sea at some point. Colorful dust that comes back through the food chain and ends up in our blood. We are still in the dark about the consequences for our organism.
The pictures of whales or sea turtles caught in plastic trash make us think, but it's not our fault because we separate our trash?
Let's think about how each and every one of us can do our part for our environment, let's start with avoiding plastic waste. Every day.
It starts with daily shopping, pay attention to the packaging!
Industry and many businesses have long since started to offer biodegradable or paper instead of plastic packaging. It is up to us to accept these offers.
We from SHAVENT have the plastic-free wet razor in place of the Disposable razor and the disposable interchangeable heads are set.
Our contribution against the plastic flood!
By the way: Disposable razors and interchangeable heads do not belong in the yellow bag! They are also not recyclable because they consist of a composite of plastic, metal and rubber.
The SHAVENT wet razor however is sustainable and remains beautiful, modern and functional for many years. The Sound are easy to replace and belong in the metal waste, simple and 100% recyclable.
The best thing to do is to collect the worn blades in our supplied small box, also available in our shop, to dispose of them later as metal waste.
Another advantage: You can change the blades much more frequently, because they are extremely inexpensive and available in packs of 100. So you always have them in stock and yours SHAVENT is always really sharp for a smooth shave result.
Put an end to disposable razors or exchangeable heads!
Your contribution to avoiding plastic waste. SHAVENT.