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Australian social enterprise Thankyou has launched its personal line of plastic-free magnificence and private care vary. Featuring seven merchandise that embrace strong physique bars, lotion bars and hair bars, the plastic-free assortment is manufactured in Australia and is made with recirculated water and is packaged in recycled cardboard that’s totally recyclable.
The merchandise are 100% vegan and cruelty-free and have sustainably sourced and naturally derived substances reminiscent of important oils, natural Australian oats, hemp seed oil, inexperienced and purple clay, chamomile, rose water and coconut oil.
The plastic-free assortment comes after the model’s announcement to ditch its flagship product – bottled water – last August over the environmental injury brought on by its plastic footprint. “Our crew appeared far and vast for responsible-ish options, from decreasing the quantity of plastic and waste-water utilized in manufacturing, to difficult the quantity of recycled plastic used within the bottle,” Thankyou revealed in a blog post.
“We explored options with biodegradable merchandise and carton options, however to be trustworthy, all-in-all wherever we landed felt no higher than greenwashing.”
The bottled water product line helped to boost $6.9 million in the direction of the social enterprise’s mission of defeating excessive poverty and amplifying change-makers who’re serving the world’s poor by redistributing wealth from shopper spending. The social enterprise will now depend on its different shopper merchandise — together with child merchandise and physique soaps — to realize its mission.
While not all of its product choices are plastic-free, over the past 12 months, the social enterprise has made some strides in the direction of a round enterprise mannequin by introducing refills to a few of its hottest private care merchandise.
“We consider how we manufacture our merchandise and the choices we make as we scale this motion globally are intrinsically linked to our mission.”
The merchandise are additionally reasonably priced and accessible. The vary of physique bars, reminiscent of its Exfoliating Body Bar with Lemon Myrtle and Poppy Seeds and Soothing Body Bar with Oat Milk retails at $3.50. Its shampoo and conditioning bars that includes chamomile and rosewater retail at $12.00. Thankyou’s merchandise are stocked by main Australian retailers together with Chemist Warehouse and chosen merchandise will be discovered on the cabinets of Coles, Big W, IGA and Woolworths.
To date, the social enterprise has raised over $17 million. 100% of the revenue from gross sales of its child and physique care merchandise fund its sustainable growth work; secure water, meals safety and hygiene and sanitation applications that positively impression the lives of individuals in 22 international locations.
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