Category Archives: Reducing Plastic

How To Raise A Plastic-Free Pet

plastic-free pet

If you have a lovable furry friend in your home, then you know it’s like having another family member to care for. Pets bring so much joy and comfort to us. Raising a pet requires a tremendous deal of work. It’s also important to note that, like humans, pets can have a large ecological footprint […]

How To Nix Plastic From Your Fitness Routine

It’s no surprise that getting fit is the most common New Year’s resolution. What about getting fit with less plastic? Have you tried that one yet? Well, this is the year to eliminate as much plastic as possible from your fitness routine. When you stop to think about it, plastic is everywhere in the exercise […]

Our Top 5 Posts from 2018, All Helping Reduce Plastic

Thank you all for a wonderful year with Plaine Products! If you missed them, these were our top 5 blog posts from 2018! All with ways to reduce plastic in your life! Plaine Products Posts DIY Wax Wraps, A Replacement for Plastic Wrap, Wax Wraps are a great replacement for plastic wrap (a.k.a. saran wrap, […]

Recycling Mistakes You Might Be Making

How much of your household trash are you successfully recycling? Fifty percent? Seventy-five percent? What if I told you that the average household in this country recycles less than one-quarter — just 22% — of their household trash? And that we don’t recycle over 90% of all our plastic? Those are astonishing statistics, of course, […]

DIY Wax Wraps, A Replacement for Plastic Wrap

beeswax wraps

A cool new plastic replacement item has hit the market: Wax Wraps. Wax Wraps are a great replacement for plastic wrap (a.k.a. saran wrap, cling wrap, etc). These sustainable products can be made from cotton cloth with either bee’s wax, vegan plant-based candelilla wax, or non-GMO Soy wax. The best part? They can be used over and over. You […]