13 Solutions - KITX

13 Solutions


PROTECT OUR SPECIES
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HUMANS HAVE WIPED OUT 60% OF ANIMAL SPECIES SINCE 1970 DUE TO HUMAN ACTIVITIES SUCH AS LAND CLEARING AND URBANISATION - TAKE A MOMENT TO CONSIDER THE SPECIES IN RAPID DECLINE. SUPPORT CONSERVATION EFFORTS AND RAISE AWARENESS:


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SIGN UP FOR KITX NEWS AND PLANT A TREE
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KITX WILL PLANT A TREE FOR EACH THIRD NEW MEMBER ON OUR DATABASE. TREES ABSORB AND STORE CO2 - IN A PROCESS KNOWN AS CARBON SEQUESTRATION - AND RELEASE OXYGEN. PLANTING MORE TREES, CONTRIBUTING TO BIODIVERSITY AND PROTECTING FORESTS WILL HELP TO REDUCE CARBON EMISSIONS AND THEREFORE COMBAT GLOBAL WARMING.  KITX CONTRIBUTES TO THE CARBON NEUTRAL GROUP WHO SPECIALISE IN BIODIVERSE REFORESTATION PLANTINGS AND CARBON SINKS, WHO HAVE PLANTED OVER 22 MILLION TREES SO FAR.  

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TAKE 3 FOR THE SEA
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EVERY YEAR, 8 MILLION METRIC TONS OF PLASTICS END UP ON OUR OCEAN. TAKE 3 PIECES OF RUBBISH WITH YOU WHEN YOU LEAVE THE BEACH, WATERWAY OR... ANYWHERE AND YOU HAVE MADE A DIFFERENCE. THIS MOVEMENT IS VERY EFFECTIVE WITH 10 MILLION PIECES OF RUBBISH REMOVED ANNUALLY WITH PARTICIPATION IN 129 COUNTRIES, 300,000 PEOPLE EDUCATED, JOIN TAKE 3 FOR THE SEA TO MAKE PLASTIC POLLUTION A THING OF THE PAST.

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REGENERATE AND CARBON OFFSET YOUR ORDER
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OFFSET THE CARBON PRODUCED TO SHIP YOUR ORDER. DURING CHECKOUT AT KITX, LOOK FOR THE CARBON OFFSET TICK BOX TO CONTRIBUTE TO RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS THAT REDUCE GLOBAL CARBON EMISSIONS. 


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CARE AND WASH WITH COLD WATER
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WASH YOUR GARMENTS IN COLD WATER WITH DETERGENTS THAT WON’T HARM OUR WATERWAYS AND OCEANS.  WASHING IN COLD WATER HELPS CLOTHES LAST LONGER AND USES 75% TO 90% LESS ENERGY THAN WASHING IN WARM WATER. SHOP ECO STORE LAUNDRY AS AN OPTION FOR GENTLE DETERGENTS

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REDUCE MICRO PLASTICS AND LIMIT WASHING SYNTHETICS
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WITH EACH WASH OF GARMENTS CONTAINING SYNTHETIC FIBRES, COUNTLESS PLASTIC FIBRES ARE MAKING THEIR WAY FROM WASHING MACHINES INTO RIVERS AND OCEANS - CAUSING ONE OF THE BIGGEST ISSUES FOR MARINE LIFE. WASH SYNTHETICS LESS AND IF ESSENTIAL TO WASH THEN USE A GUPPY BAG: A SCIENTIFICALLY APPROVED BAG TO REDUCE FIBRE SHEDDING, PROTECTING YOUR GARMENTS AND WATERWAYS. 

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USE COMPOSTABLE GARBAGE BAGS
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COMPLAST BAGS ARE MADE PRIMARILY FROM CASSAVA ROOT, A NATURAL ORGANIC STARCH, VEGETABLE POLYMERS AND NATURAL RESIN. TESTED TO BE 99.5% ORGANIC MATTER. DECOMPOSES BACK TO NATURE WITH BIO-DEGRADATION TESTED AT A RATE OF 91.5% IN 241 DAYS. DISSOLVES IN BOILING WATER WITHIN MINUTES. NON-TOXIC - PASSING TOXICITY TESTS.

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AVOID PESTICIDES AND INSECTICIDES
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STUDIES HAVE FOUND THAT MANY INSECT POPULATIONS WORLDWIDE ARE IN SEVERE DECLINE, WITH ONE THIRD OF THE BEE POPULATION IN DECLINE GLOBALLY, LIMITING FOOD SUPPLIES, BIODIVERSITY AND AFFECTING ECOSYSTEM SERVICES LIKE POLLINATION. DON’T USE INSECTICIDES OR PESTICIDES IN YOUR GARDEN, WHICH CONTRIBUTE TO THIS PROBLEM. SIMPLY WEED, OR PLANT WEED FRIENDLY GARDENS. BUY ORGANIC COTTON GROWN FROM NATURAL COTTON SEEDS, FREE FROM TOXIC INSECTICIDES AND PESTICIDES.


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EAT ORGANIC & LOCAL
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SHOP FOR LOCAL AND ORGANIC PRODUCE. ORGANIC FOODS DON'T CONTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS LIKE PETROLEUM-BASED PESTICIDES OR FERTILISERS, AFFECTING WATER AND SOIL QUALITY. SHOP LOCAL, AND AT MARKETS WHERE POSSIBLE SUPPORTING LOCAL FARMERS


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WHO GIVES A CRAP
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WHO GIVES A CRAP BULK DELIVER TOILET PAPER, PAPER TOWEL AND TISSUES MADE FROM 100% RECYCLED MATERIALS. THEY ALSO DONATE 50% OF PROFITS TO BUILD TOILETS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES. 

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SIGN UP FOR CLEAN ENERGY 
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DIAMOND ENERGY DELIVERS MORE ELECTRICITY SOURCED FROM RENEWABLES - SUCH AS ENERGY FROM BIOGAS, WIND, WAVE AND SOLAR - TO THE GRID, LIMITING CARBON EMISSIONS – SUPPORT RENEWABLE ENERGY!

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BOYCOTT PALM OIL
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PALM OIL IS USED PROLIFICALLY THROUGHOUT MANY DAILY PRODUCTS, SUCH AS FOOD AND COSMETICS. HOWEVER, PRODUCTION OF PALM OIL IS ALSO CAUSING DISPLACEMENT OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, RAPID DEFORESTATION AND LOSS OF BIODIVERSITY. OIL PALM PLANTATIONS CURRENTLY COVER MORE THAN 27 MILLION HECTARES OF THE EARTH’S SURFACE. READ THE LABELS AND OPT FOR PRODUCT THAT DOES NOT INCLUDE PALM OIL. 

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ECO DRY CLEAN
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THE STANDARD DRY CLEANING METHOD INVOLVES PROCESSING GARMENTS IN A LIQUID SOLVENT - PERCHLOROETHYLENE - TO REMOVE SOIL AND STAINS. PERCHLOROETHYLENES ARE BOTH A HEALTH AND AN ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARD. LOOK FOR ECO DRY CLEANERS THAT USE 100% NON-TOXIC, BIO-BASED AND BIODEGRADABLE SOLVENTS TO CLEAN YOUR DRY-CLEAN ONLY GARMENTS AND TEXTILES.

 

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