It’s difficult to find the words to encourage environmental activism without evoking a waterfall of cliches. “Be The Change”, “It All Begins With You”, “One Step At A Time”. Slogans are easy, actually reducing the use of plastics is hard.
EASY STEP # ONE:
Do what your grandparents did – use bar soaps instead of liquid soaps.
Why do we buy bottles of body soap when bar soaps are just as aromatic and don’t leave an empty bottle behind? Find a nice carved soap dish (stone, not plastic) and start using it.
Whole Foods sells lovely dishes. Much more attractive than a plastic bottle: