Sunday, April 22, 2018

Earth Day 2018: Zoya Earth Day Exchange & How to Dispose of Old Nail Polish

zoya thrive collection spring 2018
If you haven't heard, Zoya is offering new nail polish in exchange for your old polish, any brand of old polish. Discounted new Zoya nail polish and free shipping for old unwanted nail polish. It's an awesome deal!!! The deal is running from April 2-29, 2018.

Zoya asks that you to send back your old polish but you are not obligated to do so. If you choose to not send back your old polish, please dispose of it in the earth friendly way! Below is the proper way to dispose of old nail polish.

Click here for Zoya Earth Day Exchange details! 

How to Dispose of Old Nail Polish

There are special guidelines when throwing away paint to prevent contamination of soil and water sources. For instance, a can latex paint needs to be a solid, not liquid, to be thrown in the trash. The paint can should be opened to allow the liquid to evaporate. The can is okay to put in the trash when the paint is dried.
old nail polish
We don't think about it, but nail polish is paint. Most of us just toss an old unwanted bottle of nail polish in the trash. This creates the possibility of contamination of soil and water if the bottle is broken in a landfill. Here is what we need to do:

1. Pour the polish out of the bottle on to a paper towel and let it dry.
pouring out old polish
2. Leave the top off of the polish bottle to allow the polish remnants to harden.

3. Once the polish is all dry, the paper towel and polish bottle can be tossed safely in the trash.

It's an easy way to help protect our environment everyday.

Have a Beautiful Earth Day!

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