Keeping Hawai’i's Beaches Clean

October 20, 2012 by  
Filed under charities, columns, Life in Hawaii

Hawai’i has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world . . . crystal blue water, soft white sand, lush greenery. So when these amazing landscapes become littered due to carelessness, it really bothers me. That’s why I’m so happy to support companies like Method, an environmentally-conscious cleaning product company.

Method is raising awareness about ocean plastic pollution and the importance of using recycled plastic through a new line of limited-edition bottles made from a blend of recovered ocean plastic and post-consumer recycled plastic. This packaging is for a new Method product, a two-in-one hand and dish soap, available exclusively at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide.

Over the past year and a half, Method employees have worked with local volunteers from Sustainable Coastlines Hawai’i and the Kokua Hawai’i Foundation to hand-collect several tons of plastic from the beaches of Hawai’i, where the kinds of rigid, opaque plastic needed to make this packaging are most abundant. A portion of the product’s proceeds will go to these two Hawaiian organizations as part of Method’s efforts to establish an ongoing business model and supply chain for collecting and sorting plastic marine debris.

Together we can ensure that future generations will be able to enjoy the beautiful Hawaiian scenery that we treasure today.
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About the Author: Kailani:
Owner of An Island Life and Family Review Network. Wife, mother, and flight attendant . . . living a blessed life in Hawaii.
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One Response to “Keeping Hawai’i's Beaches Clean”
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    Cathi says:

    Wow! I had no idea!!
    Educational and inspiring video and … I want to live in Hawaii!!!

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