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BECOMING A CONSCIOUS CONSUMER

BECOMING A CONSCIOUS CONSUMER

Mindful consumption is the first step to conscious living.  When Hand Combat is in your life you know you have invested in a brand that makes you a conscious consumer - this ideal sits at the very heart of what we do and reflects the values we were founded on.  Our preference is for naturally based ingredients that are kind to our planet.  Packaging is intentionally minimal, simple & versatile so we have the ability to blend on demand & keep waste to a minimum.  Climate change is drastically changing our surroundings and quality of life so here's 6 things we can all commit to today to start making a change.

BUY LOCAL

You will not only promote the local economy and support small businesses. You will reduce emissions associated with transporting goods and packaging whilst enhancing the community.  Shop from local farmers and small business in your area. 

COSMETIC & HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS

Purchasing sustainable and toxic-free products is good for the environment and also for our health. These products regularly contain harmful ingredients that can cause allergies, health disease & contribute to water pollution when it leaves our homes.

ONCE A WEEK GO VEGETARIAN OR VEGAN

Food production to feed animals, livestock and byproducts, and land use is responsible for about a quarter of our emissions.   It takes an enormous amount of water to grow crops and raaise animals - not to mention the effect emissions have on land, air & water quality.  .Reducing meat consumption, will reduce your carbon footprint and will contribute to reducing animal cruelty.

REDUCE YOUR WASTE

It’s an enormous challenge to recycle the amount of waste we produce. So, the best way is trying not to produce it, by reducing as much as possible. Take your reusable mug with you instead of using plastic or paper cups for coffee and water. Use tap water instead of bottled water, Australia has one of the cleanest tap waters in the world.   And finally, use reusable cutlery and lunch boxes whenever you can.

BUY FOR QUALITY

Impulsive buying leaves us with lots of stuff that we barely use. So, if you really need that item, then opt for buying quality products that will last longer, will not break easily & will reduce your waste production.

CHOOSE BUSINESSES THAT ARE COMMITTED TO SUSTAINABILITY

Businesses can take action on climate change by reducing environmental impact on its operations, offer sustainable products and services to their customers as well as engage and develop the local community.

 

 

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