Finding the Positive in Prickly Points. Read the theory below. Graphic Design & artwork, Shelley Batcules c.2019
On Canada Day weekend and Independence Day I will find the positive in prickly points – like Nationalism. Since it is a sticky subject for some, my story stays on the sticky factor of a Linkedin article about a biodegradable non-toxic plastic cactus juice-based container innovation! I constructed an “out-of-the-bottle” campaign about containment to "pop the lid" on what would seem to be unrelated subjects, yet everything has a connection point. Previously I posted the Hendriks Greenhouses “indoor garden cactus container” and now considered the context of their clean water cause “Wells of Hope.” I contemplated companies cultivating Cannabis who break down barriers as caregivers in a common goal to conquer disease, dumb down the debilitating effects of depression and push back peoples’ pain. As we celebrate our countries, let’s be stimulated by our similarities, deal diplomatically with our differences, wake up to wading in the wellness in one world, trust the tides, bath in the baptism of good health and be grateful To GOD. It is Simple – Be Brave - “Courageously and confidently clutch the cactus in your character, capture being a positive contributor, bend the barbed wire, break out and open the bottle!” Cheers to Winning the World’s Wellness War! #shelleybatcules#wellness
Here is the Cactus Innovation post, Biodegradable plastic, courtesy of cactus juice: Researchers at the University of the Valley of Atemajac in Mexico have developed a form of plastic derived from juicing and processing the leaves of the prickly pear cactus. Unlike plastic formed via fossil fuels, the cactus variety can break down more rapidly and is nontoxic if consumed, Fast Company reports. (Some context: The average human ingests 50,000 plastic particles a year.) And, unlike corn-based plastics, the cactus-derived version does not require fertilizer and it would not need to use land that would otherwise be used to grow food.