We recently highlighted the fact that laundry pods and laundry sheets that list polyvinyl alcohol (PVA or PVOH) as an ingredient contain plastic. It’s a water-soluble plastic, but plastic nonetheless.
And then you all asked us a ton of great questions! Here are a few of the questions we’ve received from our wholesale partners, customers, and even some of our personal friends to help clarify things a bit more for everyone.
Every order Meliora ships to your home is 100% free of plastic packaging. We use cardboard boxes, paper tape, and paper fill inside to keep your products safe in transit. We don’t need to use plastic films or tape to get our products to your home safely, so we don’t use them!
But now you have a cardboard box and paper padding. What are you going to do with it?
What does talking about plastic have to do with washing dishes? Soap is soap, right?
But liquid soap is almost always bottled in single-use plastic bottles, adding to the amount of plastic running free in the wild.
If you want a planet-friendly alternative to the wasteful single-use plastic bottle of dish soap, switch to solid dish soap for hand washing your dishes.