Life Without Plastic

Certified B Corporation

Quebec, Canada

Certified Since

March 2022


General retail via Internet



Operates In



United States

Plastic is everywhere. And it's a serious problem. From the top of Everest to the bottom of the Mariana Trench and literally everywhere in between, microplastics are polluting the environment, wildlife and our bodies with toxic, synthetic chemicals. Life Without Plastic began in 2006 when pioneering co-founders Chantal and Jay couldn't find non-plastic products for their basic needs. The company offers safe, high quality, ethically-sourced and Earth-friendly alternatives to plastics for everyday life, including zero waste essentials. Life Without Plastic is a mission-based business actively working for positive social change, improved health, and environmental sustainability. Products are carefully designed and sourced from vetted and trusted suppliers. Building awareness and catalyzing positive action at individual and systemic levels are key elements of the Life Without Plastic mission. The co-founders' bestselling book - Life Without Plastic: The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Avoiding Plastic to Keep Your Family and the Planet Healthy - distils their years of plastics research and their experience running the company into an easily understandable deep dive on the plastic pollution issue with plenty of tips and tools for living with less plastic. Be the plastic-free change!

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Life Without Plastic earned an overall score of 80.6. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
80.6 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 13.3

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement1.7
Ethics & Transparency1.6
+ Mission Locked10

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Workers 17.7

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security4.3
Health, Wellness, & Safety3.3
Career Development2.3
Engagement & Satisfaction2.2

Community 19.1

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & inclusion, economic impact, civic engagement, charitable giving, and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion3.1
Economic Impact5.6
Civic Engagement & Giving4.2
Supply Chain Management3.1

Environment 26.2

Environment evaluates a company’s overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company’s operations and, when applicable its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management4.0
Air & Climate1.2
Land & Life8.5
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation9.4
+ Environmental Education & Information1.2

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Customers 4.1

Customers evaluates a company’s stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship4.1

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2022 Overall B Impact Score80.6

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