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Why Our razors are safer than plastic multi-blades

  Albatross SHAVES the World from Plastic, those stainless steel tools of mass and sharpness, are safer than your plastic razors.  Many of you know this, but many others are actually “intimidated” by our blades.  Don't be intimidated!   Here’s the thing.  Plastic razor companies have gone through great lengths to make you believe DE safety razors are scary, but it’s just not true.  First a bit of deductive reasoning-- since I personally switched to the double edged safety razor I have cut myself less, in fact, only twice in a very long time compared to the regular nicks I’d get with plastic cartridge razors.  There’s a better reason for you to believe us though:  engineering. But first, we must...

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Sustainability Challenges: Alternative Packaging and the Idea of Green by Default

Sustainability Challenges:  Alternative Packaging and the Idea of Green by Default As our effort known as Albatross SHAVES the World from Plastic progresses we have been striving to get in more retail stores.  For small stores our standard fiber bag solution has worked brilliantly as a packaging means because it is quite easy to simply take the bags off the shelf and glance inside.  As we approach what I will call ‘stores with aisles,’ which as you know sell plastic razors, we are often confronted with a resistance to our own resistance to using plastic packaging at stores.  Stores with aisles specifically often make 2 main points: Customer must see the razor itself [This means we can’t simply place the...

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Become an Albatross Community Ambassador

  Albatross SHAVES the World from Plastic COMMUNITY AMBASSADOR PROGRAM What: The Albatross Community Ambassador program is a way for people passionate about preventing plastic waste to get rewarded for helping us help others make the switch to the double edged safety razor.  This holiday season help us convert more people to plastic free shaving and make a bit of cash for yourself! If accepted as a C.A., you will receive a unique discount link that can then be shared with your friends, contacts and social network.  The link will be good for a 15% discount on sales of our Razors (Happy Holidays!) through January 1, 2017 and will be used to track these sales.  You’ll then get 15% of...

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Sustainability Challenges: Alternative Packaging and the Idea of Green by Default

Sustainability Challenges:  Alternative Packaging and the Idea of Green by Default As our effort known as Albatross SHAVES the World from Plastic progresses we have been striving to get in more retail stores.  For small stores our standard fiber bag solution has worked brilliantly as a packaging means because it is quite easy to simply take the bags off the shelf and glance inside.  As we approach what I will call ‘stores with aisles,’ which as you know sell plastic razors, we are often confronted with a resistance to our own resistance to using plastic packaging at stores.  Stores with aisles specifically often make 2 main points: Customer must see the razor itself[This means we can’t simply place the razor...

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Boat Life: Sustainability at Sea and in the Harbor?

Boat Life: Sustainability at Sea and in the Harbor? Sailing is magical. When one is “sailing in the groove” their sails are balanced and steering is easy. The boat almost steers itself. Downwind, riding waves with the spinnaker up is exhilarating at the least as the risk of catching up with and crashing into the waves in front of you is very real. Offshore racing is about taking it to the limit in the pursuit of speed and knowing that too much could end in catastrophe — breaking the boat is never a good thing. Sustainability. The art of survival. On a boat the concept has a more immediate demand for attention. As soon as I step on a boat my new purpose...

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