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How Long Does Plastic Take to Degrade?

Vinny Sanders

How Long Does Plastic Take to Degrade?

The time it takes for plastic to degrade depends on the type of plastic - of which there are 7 main kinds -and the environmental conditions those plastics are exposed to. Plastics never decompose in the way that plant-based products do (i.e. eaten away by bacterias) and only really break-down thru "photo-degradation", the process by which chemical bonds are broken down by photons in the sun’s light spectrum. Meaning that plastic only really breaks down under sunlight. This is a major problem because plastic often ends up buried in landfills -in the dark -where it will remain for thousands, if not millions of years.  Seven (7) Main...

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Calling all Catalogue Queens!

Vinny Sanders

Calling all Catalogue Queens!

Put your name down to receive a 2020 printed catalogue as soon as they are available!

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Global #ClimateStrike is TODAY, so let's get involved! ☀️

Vinny Sanders

Global #ClimateStrike is TODAY, so let's get involved! ☀️

Join us on September 20th - three days out from the UN’s Emergency Climate Summit by taking the day off work to show our lawmakers that we’re serious about climate action :D A new survey released just the other day has revealed that more and more Australians are coming to expect their chief executives to speak up on social and environmental issues - they expect their CEO's and favourite brands to stand for something. For more info about this, read here:  https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/stand-for-something-big-business-backed-to-speak-out-on-issues-20190913-p52r0g.html So in solidarity with countless other Australian and global companies Promotherapy will be joining the global #ClimateStrike and we urge our networks to...

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More Plastic Waste Returned to Australia

Vinny Sanders

More Plastic Waste Returned to Australia

The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age previously confirmed that Indonesia had returned at least nine containers to Australia in the past month because they contained contaminated waste that could not be recycled. The sheer number of containers being returned to Australia, which was confirmed on Wednesday by Indonesia's customs officials, highlighted the massive volume of plastic waste Australia has been sending offshore for recycling. Read more about this here:  https://www.smh.com.au/world/asia/indonesia-to-ship-100-containers-of-contaminated-waste-to-australia-20190918-p52so8.html With China and other countries now doing the same, plastic is becoming a mounting problem for Australia and consumers are no longer in the dark about where their waste is ending up. What does this represent for the...

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More sustainable products coming soon !

Vinny Sanders

More sustainable products coming soon !

In the coming weeks, we will be redesigning some of the items in our range, updating product photos to show additional options and also adding alot more information to each product page, including things like safety testing information, ingredients, sustainability info, stock levels, etc. We request that distributors please bear with us thru this process. 1. Some products may show up, change or come off our website as we update each item. Please remember that any of the products that Promotherapy has supplied before, can continue to be supplied whether it's a listed product, or as a custom request. 2....

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