Earth Day is today (22nd April) the theme is to 'Restore Our Earth', there is no plan B when it comes to the earth. There is the encouragement globally for us all to take on a slice of the responsibility to restore the earth's ecosystems.
The intensity and urgency of the subject continues to rise. Changes can be made, pretty simply and effectively, it is time to ditch the plastic polluters, think of ourselves as part of one community and take on planet-friendly opportunities which boosts are own wellbeing and the wellbeing of our Earth.
The cosmetic industry is a massive contributor to this problem. It’s expected that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the sea than fish. The industry currently produces 120 billion units of packaging each year.
We have put together a guide of things you can do to better reconnect to the Earth and work on it's causes and drive some of the initiatives. Just remember the simpler your approach the more sustainable it will be.
We are definitely starting to nice some changes within the industry such as 'Ren Clean Skincare has just launched their #WeAreAllies campaign with some well established brands to join forces on packaging waste. Each allied brand has also committed to more planet-friendly packaging by the year 2025, recognizing the collective effort needed to make real positive change to our environment change
Brown Thomas and Arnotts removed 470 cosmetic glitter products as of today due to the presence of microplastics. According to research by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the global release of primary microplastics into the ocean was estimated at 1.5 million tons per year, accounting for an estimated 15 – 31% of total ocean plastic pollution.
Glow Circle will continue to try to raise the bar and focus on making good decisions to better the ecosystem. Feel free to join our 30 day challenge to reconnect with the Earth and instill some great Earth aware habits which will leave you glowing too. Plus we will be planting an extra tree with any order and your order will be discounted by 20% using 'EARTHDAY20', shop our earth friendly products NOW