Plastic-Free July, Show Our Oceans Some Love - Island Thyme Soap Company

Plastic-Free July, Show Our Oceans Some Love

This Plastic-Free July, why not channel your love for the ocean into sustainable self-care? Join us, an island-inspired handmade soap and candle company, on a journey towards sustainable self-care and positive impact. As the sun-kissed waves caress the shores and the salty breeze fills the air, we invite you to indulge in eco-friendly choices that nourish both your skin and soul, while protecting the planet we all call home.

At the heart of our mission lies a deep love for the ocean, a commitment to mangrove restoration, and a passion for creating products that are not only beneficial for your well-being, but also for the environment. By embracing sustainable self-care, you can make a difference while pampering yourself.

The Impact of Plastic Pollution on Our Oceans

Did you know that over 400 million tons of plastic are produced annually for various applications? Shockingly, at least 14 million tons of that plastic ends up in the ocean each year, constituting 80% of all marine debris, from surface waters to deep-sea sediments. This plastic pollution poses a grave threat to marine species, causing injuries and fatalities due to ingestion or entanglement. Moreover, it jeopardizes food safety, human health, coastal tourism, and contributes to climate change.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

At our company, we are deeply committed to reducing plastic waste, minimizing our carbon footprint, and promoting sustainable ingredients and packaging solutions. We believe in being part of the solution by offering alternatives that are gentle on your skin and the environment.

Rediscover the Charm of Soap Bars

Soap bars are making a remarkable comeback as consumers turn away from harsh detergent cleansers and the plastic bottles that accompany them. Did you know that liquid cleansers have a carbon footprint 25% higher than our Coconut Milk Soap Bars? Furthermore, consumers tend to use nearly seven times more liquid soap compared to bar soap. By switching to bar soap, you can significantly reduce your environmental impact while enjoying a luxurious bathing experience.

Eco-Friendly Candles for a Cleaner Burn

Our candles are crafted with a luxurious vegan blend of natural apricot and coconut waxes, ethically sourced from renewable sources. Not only does this eco-friendly blend have no negative effect on local ecosystems, but it is also biodegradable, toxin-free, paraben-free, and phthalate-free. Compared to other plant-based waxes like soy wax, our candles burn up to 80% cleaner, ensuring a cleaner and healthier atmosphere in your home.

Buy 1, Plant 1: Partnering for Mangrove Reforestation

Island Thyme Soap Company, renowned for our dedication to sustainability, has partnered with Sprout, an environmental organization committed to mangrove reforestation efforts. Through this collaboration, we aim to make a positive impact on our oceans and restore vital ecosystems. With every purchase you make, you contribute to this cause, spreading a message of love for the ocean that extends far beyond our sandy shores. Every item purchased leads to the planting of mangrove trees in Madagascar.

The trees planted with Eden Reforestation Projects in partnership with support wild life diversity, improve coastlines, provided meaningful wages to indigenous population and grow Mangrove trees which are an incredible carbon sink.

Embrace the Waves of Change

Together, let's ride the waves of change and celebrate our love for the ocean this Plastic-Free July. By making conscious choices that align with our passion for the sea, supporting mangrove restoration, and opting for plastic-free alternatives, we can create a positive impact while nurturing our well-being. Join us on this journey and let your commitment to sustainability be a beacon of hope for a cleaner, healthier planet.

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