Posts tagged reef safe sunscreen
Hawai'i Bans Reef-Toxic Sunscreen, and It's About Time!

Protecting our skin should not mean killing the environment. Humans do not have to be in conflict with the planet. The more we realize we need the environment, the more we will make choices that benefit the entire planet, and inadvertently, ourselves. Be kind to the ocean, it's critters, and the entire planet by avoiding any sunscreen that kills or bleaches coral, awakens coral viruses, and pollutes the water and the creatures in it. Avoid anything containing toxins such as: oxybenzone, butylparaben, octinoxate, or 4-methylbenzylidene camphor.

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Don't Be Trashy: 5 Simple Ways To Protect The Ocean

Because the ocean covers over 70% of our planet, it truly connect us all. The terror inflicted on the ocean is not just a marine problem, it is a global problem and it affects each and every one of us. Every decision you make matters. Everything you do is either helping or hurting the environment. It takes all of us to change the world, but it takes just one person to cause a ripple effect. Align your lifestyle with your values and you will inevitably inspire others to do the same. There are so many ways you can make small changes in your life that will make big (and positive) changes for the world. And those small changes can be SO FUN!

Here is a list of our top favorite ways to be less trashy toward the ocean:

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