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A Brief History Of Plastic - From Nowhere To Everywhere

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A Brief History Of Plastic - From Nowhere To Everywhere

The history of plastic may be short, but its growth is incredible.  Plastic has revolutionized the way that we live our lives, making life easier in many ways. Unfortunately, it’s also gotten to the point that it’s fouling our water, polluting our land, and harming wildlife. With the ubiquity of plastic now, it’s hard to imagine a time when none existed even though it wasn't actually that long ago...

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The Colours Of My Soap Dishes Come From These Common Products

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The Colours Of My Soap Dishes Come From These Common Products

People often ask me where the different colours for my 100% recycled plastic soap dishes come from.  All of my soap dishes are made from plastic products that people used.  We use plastic in so many different ways in our life these days – containers for food, bath products, medicine, and bags.  I’ll bet that you’ll recognize and use most of these common sources of plastic that make up the main colours in my recycled plastic artisanal soap dishes.

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Your Ice Cream Container May Become A Soap Dish!

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Your Ice Cream Container May Become A Soap Dish!

Did you know the plastic container that holds your delicious ice cream may take on a new life here at MamaGaia?  I can take your used ice cream container and convert it into a beautiful, 100% recycled plastic artisanal soap dish!

1 ice cream container is equivalent in weight to 1 original soap dish.

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