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Can you get a plastic free razor? Well happily the answer is yes! Last year we launched our bamboo safety razor and we followed up last month with our Maui Metal Safety Razor range, both of which have proved popular! Why can't you recycle razors? Well unfortunately most disposable razors or disposable razor blades are a combination of metal and plastic, often with several different types of plastic. These are termed "mixed materials" and are virtually impossible for recycling companies to separate in a practical or affordable way.  Are disposable razors a big problem? 5.5 million people use disposable razors...

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Non Plastic Beach co-founders Gareth and Nicola Dean saw a photo of an early 1970s washing up bottle on a beach in 2020 and decided they had to do something, the result is “Lost Your Bottle” plastic free dish soap. This bar of solid washing up soap is tough on grease and grime, but gentle on the environment with a non-toxic formulation, that is free from palm oil and plastic.

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Our relationship with Nature Trust (Malta) started after a visit to the beautiful Mediterranean island in 2019, where we met with Vincent Attard, the President of the Trust. We decided to launch a product that would raise money for NTM and the work they do in marine conversation. 

Our Turtley Awesome packs and soap have been very successful products for us and that means we have been raising money for Nature Trust Malta and its work on the rescue, rehabilitation and release of these ancient marine creatures.

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Press Release -

May saw the best consumer sales ever for Oxfordshire-based online retailer and wholesaler, Non Plastic Beach (www.nonplasticbeach.com), with a doubling of normal volumes for direct consumer sales. The upturn in online sales has meant that despite trade sales to other retailers being down by 88% in the same period, the company has been able to unfurlough staff.

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It is noticeable how many plastic packaged product now have widely recycled, 100% recyclable and various other guidance on recycling on their packaging. In one way this is good, but does it mean the impact of these packages is totally mitigated?

Well, sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but sadly the answer is fairly emphatically NO. Why? Well let me explain a little bit of how such words can be a bit misleading.

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