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Is Zero-Waste First Aid Possible? These Compostable Bandages Can Help

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If you’ve been transitioning to a zero-waste or low-waste lifestyle, you’ve probably noticed that there’s more single-use plastic than you thought there was in just about every part of your life. When it comes to everyday things like personal care, cooking, and cleaning, it can be pretty easy to swap things out for sustainable alternatives. But what about first aid? 

Properly treating injuries and illnesses is extremely important, and should never be sacrificed simply to avoid creating waste. But luckily, we have a few tips that will help you care for cuts, bruises, headaches, and more as sustainably as possible.