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Eco-Friendly Cannabis: 5 Ways to Go Green This Earth Day 

This year’s Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd and it serves to remind us to be more eco-friendly, and take care of our planet. One way to do it is to be a more eco friendly cannabis user.

People celebrate this day globally to increase awareness about the world’s most important environmental problems and challenges.

Earth Day is celebrated globally on April 22nd.

Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 in the U.S., and since then people and organizations try to emphasize the importance of saving nature. They also teach us how to consume goods in a more eco-friendly manner.

The big question here is how to be more eco-friendly cannabis users, and what can we do to reduce carbon footprint. In the following article, you can find ways to reduce your cannabis waste. 

Look For Sustainable Cannabis Producers

In your quest to be a more eco-friendly stoner, when buying cannabis products, try to look for producers that manufacture their products sustainably. 

This means that they use alternative ways of growing and manufacturing, which reduce the negative impact on the environment. 

Choosing producers that are not using pesticides is a good start. Some of those are:

Use Greener Cannabis Gear

Consider Using Wooden or Glass Pipes

These kinds of pipes are made of renewable and recycled materials, such as wood and glass. 

They can be reused and the best part is, if you break it, or simply want to buy a new one, you can easily recycle it.

Choose wooden or glass pipes made of renewable and recycled materials.

Yes, disposable pens can be extremely practical (and sometimes they are the only option for certain products) but, when possible, it is best to use a reusable vaporizer battery.

Use Recycled Or Unbleached Rolling Paper 

Rolling papers can be made of various materials, but they are usually made from wood pulp. 

This is the oldest, and still the most common method of making rolling papers. The thing is that rolling papers made of wood pulp have a light brown color and burn very fast. That’s why many manufacturers bleach them in order to make them white and to make the paper burn slower.

Try recycled or unbleached rolling papers made without harsh chemicals.

Various bleaching agents, such as chlorine and calcium carbonate used for bleaching rolling papers, can be very harmful to the environment, so it is best to avoid them. 

Instead, you can choose the ones bleached by safer options than chlorine or calcium carbonate. 

Or, you can simply choose one of the following:

Store and Buy Cannabis In Sustainable Packaging 

Good cannabis packaging should protect weed from the elements, keep it fresh and be childproof.

But nowadays it’s also especially important that the packaging is either made from sustainable materials or be reusable and/or recyclable.

So if you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint further, take note of the box your weed comes in. 

Try eco friendly packaging options like airtight glass jars, glass tubes or wooden containers.

The containers should protect your cannabis, but at the same time, not harm the environment. 

For example, you can opt out for airtight tinted glass jars, wooden containers, or glass tubes with a cork.

Reduce the Waste of Using Cannabis

Reducing pollution means that all you should properly dispose all trash, even the one that comes from cannabis use.

When it comes to reducing waste, think twice before choosing the weed that comes in non-biodegradable, and non-reusable packaging.

Conclusion

Hopefully, we’ve helped you discover new ways to take care of our planet.

After all, Earth is something that connects us, what we all have in common, and the only place we have to live, so be gentle with it.

As David Attenborough once said: “If we take care of our nature, nature will take care of us.”

Which eco-friendly tips do you follow? Share yours in the comments below.

References

    1. https://www.corporateknights.com/health-and-lifestyle/greening-pot-turn-over-new-leaf/
    2. https://evan-mills.medium.com/earth-day-and-weed-day-observances-are-an-odd-couple-f5ad1d2db5d
    3. https://www.westword.com/marijuana/earth-day-marijuana-hemp-conflicting-environmental-impacts-11695248
    4. https://www.popdust.com/4-20-time-to-go-green-2645763818.html
    5. https://how2roll.com/information/what-is-the-most-sustainable-way-to-smoke-weed/
    6. https://www.everyonedoesit.com/blogs/blog/why-should-you-avoid-bleached-rolling-papers

 

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It all started in 1979 on a small Hawaiian island, with a group of promising students and athletes that would hang out after school, riding in a Volkswagen van.

This group of friends loved to indulge in Pakalolo (noun: the Hawaiian word for cannabis) – or as locals called it: Choom. They named themselves the “Choom Gang” and would go on to influence our world as successful lawyers, entrepreneurs, and even the 44th president of the United States.

But back then, it was never about the future, it was about good people sparking ideas, sharing adventures, and cultivating good times.

Disclamer

1. Please consume responsibly.
2. When canning any food at home (e.g. cannabutter or canna-oil) you should be very careful since there can be a risk of the appearance of toxin that can lead to botulism, a very serious illness. This happens when food is canned, processed, stored or handled. Bacteria that cause botulism can very quickly grow in cannabis edibles that are made at home. Bacteria can cause botulism poisoning which is a very serious illness that affects the body’s nerves and produces serious health consequences.

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