"Every time you spend money, you are casting a vote for the kind of world you want "
– Anna Lappé. (Smallplanet)

If from our previous blog you have asked about what products or companies will
point to the sustainability likewise start generating a change in your life and
help the environment (If you have not read, we recommend that you do so well
you can better understand this topic) We will present some of the companies
Nacional level, that like you, They became concerned about the amount of trash
It occurs in a day and looked for environmentally sustainable alternatives that contribute
the environment through products for everyday use.

Cyclus Manufactures Bogota is a company that for more than 14 It takes years
manufacturing bags, suitcases, Cases tablets and other accessories made from
recycled tires, exporter 95% of its products to countries like France, Switzerland,
Japan, China and the United States. If you wonder why they chose as their tires
main component, everything is based on its ease to clean and long resistance, well
It is a waterproof material, dirt and sun, rather, these products easily
They can pass from generation to generation.

If you are looking for a sustainable alternative for your babies, we tell you that the company My
Green Life llevan 6 years developing its products with organic cotton and dyed with
natural dyes such as beet and chlorophyll. Well, although it does not seem, the sector
textile turn out to be the second largest polluter in the world after oil and
than normal cotton used in processes one 25% pesticides and 10% of
insecticides. Bleaching processes for fabrics, products are used as the
chlorine, hydrogen peroxide and dioxine and the dyeing method is necessary to use
heavy metals such as chromium, copper and zinc, materials which are highly
contaminants and harmful to the environment and people.

ProPlanet is a company born with the need to help counter the
solid waste produced annually in Colombia, which to date exceeded
the 12 million tonnes, of which only one 17% is recycled. That is why this
company creates biodegradable food packaging and manufactures furniture transform
post industrial and post-consumer materials Tetrapak. These make up a 75% of
Cato and 25% mixing aluminum and polyethylene are manufactured and furniture, walls and tiles
heat-insulating, sound and fire resistant, boxes or trays for eggs,
fruits, pots for germination, hospital containers, Shoe or fillers
packaging accessories are some of the products that this company has Antioqueña
been developing.

But remember that you contribute also to sustainability, not only when buying
Companies with this designation, By buying local products, you are contributing to the
local economy, while it is favoring the family that produces, contributing to the welfare of
our environment and ecosystem. To make a responsible and sustainable consumption nothing
better to turn to local and regional products, then as national
last alternative to those from third world countries.

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