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Life Elements

Apr 25, 2024

At Life Elements, sustainability isn't just a buzzword; it's woven into the very fabric of our company ethos. From our commitment to clean ingredients to our eco-conscious packaging and refillable program, we prioritize environmental stewardship at every turn. Join us as we pave the way for a greener, healthier future, one eco-friendly choice at a time.

Our commitment to sustainability begins with our ingredients. We prioritize locally sourced and American-made ingredients, supporting local economies and reducing our carbon footprint throughout our supply chain. By minimizing transportation emissions and supporting sustainable farming practices, we contribute to the conservation of natural resources and promote a more sustainable life cycle for our products.

Innovation drives our sustainability efforts. We've embraced waterless beauty, recognizing the environmental impact of water consumption in the beauty industry. Our products, like the Life Elements Hair & Travel Bar and waterless clean beauty Face Mask & Face Wash, are formulated without water, conserving this precious resource and promoting cleaner, more natural formulations.

Since our inception, we've made significant strides in reducing plastic packaging, eliminating 85% of plastic from our products. We prioritize recyclable packaging materials, utilizing biodegradable inserts, EcoSmart® vessels made in the USA, and compostable bags to minimize waste and reduce our carbon footprint. Through our refillable program, we encourage a circular economy, minimizing packaging waste and fostering a culture of reuse and resourcefulness.

As stewards of conservation, we've forged partnerships with like-minded companies such as Ethos Santa Cruz and Earth + Plant. These retailers offer sustainable and refillable choices. Together, we work to reduce waste and empower communities to consume consciously. Our commitment to partnerships extends to our support of Certified B Corporations and 1% for the Planet businesses, furthering our mission to minimize environmental impact.

As of Earth Day 2024, we are proud to announce that we operate at a 98% sustainable and clean beauty, body, bath, and skincare wellness enterprise. Life Elements stands as a beacon of clean beauty and eco-conscious sustainability, ensuring that our efforts benefit people and the planet for generations to come. Join us on our journey towards a more sustainable future, where sustainability isn't just a goal; it's a way of life.