Thank you for joining our journey to reduce Plastic Waste
This page will be dedicated to providing full transparency on our impact on the world & how much waste we have redirected from landfills!
To date, we have accomplished the following:
Of Plastic Collected in 2023
Containers diverted from the Landfill
General Product Stats
The full collection of our products and their impact (rough estimate as the products are all hand-made).
|Product||Plastic(kg)||Takeout Container Equivalent *||CO2(kgs) **||# of Smart Phones Charged ***|
|Coasters (4 Pack)||0.160||8||
Mini Charcuterie Board
How we calculated our products stats can be referred below.
Can you guess the percent of plastic recycled in Canada?
Only 9% of plastic is recycled.
Can you guess when Ontario will run out of landfill space?
Based on current projection, Ontario will run out of landfill space by 2032.
Take a look at publications by the Canadian Government & the Ontario Waste Management Association to learn more:
Product Stat Calculations
For Product stat calcuations, we used the following references:
* 1 Takeout container = 20g
** 1kg of Plastic recycled is estimated to saving 1.08kg of CO2. References: https://changeit.app/blog/recycle-matters/ & https://stanfordmag.org/contents/the-link-between-plastic-use-and-climate-change-nitty-gritty
*** 1kg of CO2 = 122 Smart Phones Charged (https://www.epa.gov/energy/greenhouse-gas-equivalencies-calculator)