Welcome to sustainik

We Need Millions of Imperfect Zero Wasters

“We don’t need a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly. We need millions of people doing it imperfectly.” – Anne Marie Bonneau

We know you care about the environment, so we're here to help!

Welcome to Sustainik!

Welcome to our sustainable products store! At Sustainik, we believe that every small step towards sustainability can make a big impact on the environment. That’s why we offer a wide range of eco-friendly products to help you reduce your carbon footprint and live a more conscious lifestyle.
Our selection includes everything from reusable shopping bags and water bottles to solar-powered chargers and LED light bulbs. We also have a variety of products made from sustainable materials, such as bamboo and organic cotton.
We understand that making the switch to sustainable products can be overwhelming, which is why we’re here to help. Our team is dedicated to providing you with the information and resources you need to make informed decisions about the products you buy.
In addition to our commitment to the environment, we also believe in fair trade and ethical manufacturing practices. All of our products are sourced from suppliers that share our values and are committed to making a positive impact on the world.

Thank you for choosing to shop with us. Together, we can make a difference!

During the Phase 1 of our launch, we are working on biodegradable tableware, organic clothing & bio-cleansers. However we are open to broaden our scope depending on the tie-ups we achieve with various green manufacturing companies and artisans.

 

The climate is changing, so why aren’t we? After all, we are the generation of change.

The Truth about Plastic and its Effects on the Environment

How long does plastic "live?"

Plastic can take hundreds to thousands of years to degrade in the environment, depending on the type of plastic and the conditions it is exposed to. Some types of plastic, such as plastic bottles and bags, can take as little as 20-50 years to degrade, while others, such as plastic microbeads and plastic fibers, can take centuries or longer. Some plastics never fully degrade and instead break down into smaller and smaller particles, called microplastics, which can have harmful effects on wildlife and the environment.

 

How does plastic harm the environment?

  • Plastic harms the environment by:

    • Accumulating in natural habitats and being ingested by wildlife causing injury or death
    • Blocking waterways leading to death of aquatic animals
    • Releasing harmful chemicals as it degrades
    • Contributing to greenhouse gas emissions
    • Consuming resources and energy in production, recycling, and disposal.

    To reduce and prevent plastic pollution, a multifaceted approach is needed, including reducing consumption, increasing recycling, and investing in new technologies for cleanup and disposal. Alternatives to plastic should also be considered.

How Changing Plastic in the food chain ?

Plastic in the food chain harms wildlife and potentially humans. Plastic debris can be mistaken for food and ingested by a variety of animals, leading to injury or death. Microplastics also present in the food chain, ingested by small organisms and passed on through the food web, potentially impacting human health. Reduce plastic consumption, increase recycling and invest in new technologies for cleanup and disposal to reduce plastic in the environment and food chain.

 

The Problem with Plastic - How and Why it's Ruining our Planet

Plastic is a durable material that takes hundreds to thousands of years to degrade in the environment, which has led to a significant buildup of plastic pollution in our oceans, rivers, and on land. Plastic is having a devastating impact on our planet and its wildlife. Some of the major problems caused by plastic include:

  1. Plastic pollution: Plastic debris, such as plastic bags and bottles, can end up in natural habitats and can be ingested by wildlife, causing injury or death. Plastic debris can also block waterways, leading to the death of fish and other aquatic animals.

  2. Chemical pollution: Plastic releases harmful chemicals as it degrades, which can be harmful to wildlife and humans. Some plastics contain toxic chemicals, such as bisphenol A (BPA), that can leach out of the plastic and into the environment.

  3. Climate change: The production and disposal of plastic also contribute to the release of greenhouse gases, which contribute to climate change.

  4. Resource consumption: Plastic also harms the environment by consuming resources, including oil and natural gas, to produce, and requires energy to recycle or dispose of it.

  5. Human health: Plastic pollution can also affect human health, by releasing toxic chemicals and microplastics can be ingested by humans through seafood and tap water.

To address these problems, it is important to reduce plastic consumption, increase recycling, and invest in new technologies for cleanup and disposal, and consider using alternatives to plastic whenever possible. It also requires a coordinated effort from governments, businesses and individuals to work together to reduce plastic pollution and to protect the planet.

WHY DON'T WE USE BIO-DEGRADABLE PRODUCTS INSTEAD OF PLASTIC?

There are a few reasons why bio-degradable products are not more widely used as an alternative to plastic. One reason is that bio-degradable products may not be as durable or versatile as plastic. For example, bio-degradable products may not be able to withstand high temperatures or pressure and may not be suitable for certain applications, such as packaging for products that need to be shipped long distances.

Another reason is cost. Bio-degradable products can be more expensive to produce than traditional plastic products. This can make them less cost-effective for businesses, which can be a barrier to their widespread adoption.

Also, some bio-degradable products such as plant-based plastics or bioplastics can only be broken down by industrial composting facilities that are not widely available. Therefore, if these products are not properly disposed of, they can end up in the environment and cause the same problems as traditional plastic.

Finally, many bio-degradable products rely on crops for raw materials, which can lead to deforestation, loss of biodiversity and competition with food production.

Despite these challenges, bio-degradable products are being developed and improved all the time and with more research, development and investment, bio-degradable products may become more widely used in the future as an alternative to plastic.

The Problem with Plastic Based Textiles

The use of synthetic or plastic-based textiles such as nylon and polyester has a significant environmental impact as they are not biodegradable, and contribute to plastic pollution in landfills and oceans. They also account for a large portion (2/3rds) of the material input for the textile industry, putting pressure on natural resources and contributing to greenhouse gas emissions during production.
  • Plastic-based textiles are not biodegradable and contribute to plastic pollution in landfills and oceans
  • Harmful to wildlife and potentially impacting human health
  • High input of natural resources required for production
  • Contributes to greenhouse gas emissions during production
  • Microfibers are shed from textiles during washing, leading to ocean contamination and impacting aquatic life.

Benefits of Sustainable Fabrics

Sustainable fabrics are materials that are produced in an environmentally-friendly way, without causing harm to the planet. Here are some benefits of sustainable fabrics:

  • Environmentally friendly: Sustainable fabrics are produced using methods that minimize harm to the environment, such as using renewable energy sources and reducing water and chemical usage.

  • Renewable resources: Sustainable fabrics are often made from natural, renewable resources such as organic cotton, bamboo, and linen, which can be grown and harvested repeatedly without depleting the earth’s resources.

  • Biodegradable: Some sustainable fabrics, such as those made from natural fibers like cotton and linen, are biodegradable, meaning they can break down naturally in the environment.

  • Durable: Many sustainable fabrics are just as strong and durable as traditional fabrics, and some are even more so, like hemp and linen.

  • Cost-effective: In the long run, sustainable fabrics can be more cost-effective than traditional fabrics because they don’t require large inputs of energy, water or pesticides.

  • Socio-economic benefits: Sustainable fabrics can also have positive socio-economic effects by supporting local communities and providing fair wages and working conditions for workers.

Overall, using sustainable fabrics can help to reduce the negative impact of the textile industry on the environment and promote sustainable living.

 

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