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NEW International shipping rates

We are super stoked to offer new CHEAPER shipping rates around the world! When you buy 3-5 tins we can offer the below rates! (Get some mates involved!) If you want more or less tins I'm afraid it can get a bit pricey! Have a read below to see how you can get SunButter wherever you are. PS. If you go for the untracked option - we can't help at all once the order is dispatched. It should make it to you and a bit more patience is needed.   New Zealand free post 3-5 tins UNTRACKED  $8 post 3-5 tins TRACKED     ASIA $5 postage 3-5 tins UNTRACKED  $10 postage 3-5 tins TRACKED      USA $5 postage...

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Impacts of Sunscreens on Coral Reefs

The Swedish Government alongside the International Year Of the Reef and the International Coral Reef Institute have published a report reviewing the impacts of sunscreens on coral reefs. To find out more click the link and read the report. https://www.icriforum.org/sites/default/files/ICRI_Sunscreen.pdf

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Our Journey For Plastic Free Packaging

In the beginning, When SunButter all began, we had a clear vision of what we wanted our product to be. All natural ingredients, gentle on our skin and the most ocean friendly formula possible, plastic free packaging, cruelty free and Australian made. It appeared very straight forward! However, we realised it wasn't to be so simple because in Australia sunscreen is a medicine, heavily regulated by the Therapeutic Goods Association (TGA). This is great in some ways, as it sets our nation apart from the rest with the highest standards for sun protection, but horrible in other ways for reducing our plastic footprint. According to the TGA we cannot manufacturer our sunblock in anything other then 5 ply plastic containers, which are...

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How are chemical sunscreens polluting the ocean?

Science now knows that many of the chemicals used in sunscreens directly impact ocean health. Here is a short list of the worst known offenders and what they do. Oxybenzone | Found in almost 70% of all sunscreens, this chemical is responsible for deformations in coral tissue and causing coral larva to die by encasing themselves in their own skeleton (Downs, 2015). It is also now known to be a human endocrine disruptor (EWG, 2017 Guide to Safe Sunscreen) Butylparaben, Octinoxate, 4-methylbenzylidene camphor | These chemicals awaken dormant viruses within zooxanthellae and induce their lytic cycle. These viruses replicate until their algae hosts explode, causing them to die off and induce bleaching of the coral (Danovaro et al. 2008). Titanium...

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SunButter Stocklist

Want to get you hands on some all natural, 0% chemical, earth friendly sun block and Surf zinc? Check out these wonderful people.

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