Selling Sustainability in Your Smoke Shop
As a business owner, it is crucial to consider the environmental impact of the products you offer, especially with a growing consumer emphasis on sustainability. Within the cannabis industry, many weed enthusiasts align themselves with environmental advocacy, and are striving to minimize their impact. By incorporating sustainable alternatives into your product lineup, you can significantly enhance your smoke shop’s appeal to this growing demographic.
One product category to keep in mind for your sustainability focused shoppers is reusable vape batteries. They are a great option for customers looking to save money and the planet, unlike disposable vapes which are big contributors to our world’s pollution problem. In this article, we will dive into the negative environmental impact of disposable vapes, and highlight key advantages associated with stocking eco-friendly vapes instead. By doing so, your business can make a positive impact while harnessing the purchasing power of an increasingly environmentally conscious population!
Are Disposable Vapes Bad for the Environment?
Disposable weed vapes are predominantly made from plastic and pre-filled with a limited amount of live resin or THC oil. They are designed to be thrown out once emptied similar to plastic grocery bags and plastic water bottles. Disposable vapes have a short useful life and are entirely useless after they serve their purpose. Just like single-use plastic containers, this wreaks havoc on our environment. With an estimated 150 million vape devices thrown away annually in the United States, it's important to raise awareness on this issue and find a better alternative.
Beyond plastic pollution, these disposable vapes also contain valuable resources and materials, most notably the lithium within their batteries. Each single-use vape contains an average of 0.15g of lithium, a finite resource irreversibly lost, which could otherwise power 1,200 electric vehicles annually. With this said, there are many reasons that all point to one single truth: it is the perfect time to switch to promoting reusable vape batteries in your store to minimize plastic pollution and resource depletion.
Reusable Vape Batteries vs. Disposables
Disposables pose a significant threat to the environment, contributing substantially to the plastic pollution epidemic while also being highly wasteful of natural resources. By offering reusable vapes as an alternative, you not only empower your customers to make an eco-friendly choice but also provide a cost-effective solution.
Let's break it down per consumer: We can start by estimating that they currently use one disposable vape every week, roughly 52 disposable vapes annually. If one customer switches to an Ooze reusable vape battery instead (backed by a 5-year warranty guarantee) they can use one pen instead of buying 260 disposables over a five year period. This simple change allows them to keep hundreds of disposables out of landfills over their battery's lifespan, a win-win for both the planet and their wallets.
Eco Friendly Vapes to Stock In Your Store
Now that we have discussed the negative environmental impact of disposable vapes, we can highlight eco-friendly vape battery alternatives to stock in your store! Ooze is known for creating reliable, high-quality 510 reusable vape batteries that work seamlessly with 510 cartridges and 510 vape attachments.
Unlike disposable vapes, Ooze batteries offer a customizable experience, so your customers can discover their preferred cart brand, strain, and potency. Here are a few sustainable vape options we recommend keeping in store:
Everyday Eco Friendly Vape Pen: Ooze Twist Slim 2.0
Elevate your customer’s vape sessions with the Ooze Twist Slim 2.0 Vape Battery. This 510 vape battery works with 510 oil cartridges, attachments, and is equipped with features such as pulse wave technology and auto-shut off. We recommend showcasing the stackable Ooze Twist Slim Pen 2.0 Display in a high-traffic area of your smoke shop like the checkout counter. This display features six of the most popular colors of the Twist Slim Pen 2.0, ensuring a diverse and appealing selection of eco-friendly options.
Eco Friendly Vape For Dabs & Oil Cartridges: Ooze Beacon Extract Vaporizer
For all your concentrate loving customers, the Ooze Beacon Extract Vaporizer offers a versatile vaping experience with a seamless transition between oil and wax. This sleek extract vaporizer pen streamlines the dabbing process, featuring a built-in tool within the mouthpiece cap for added convenience. Equipped with the Ooze C-Core Onyx Atomizer, it also ensures a 100% heavy metal-free vaping session. Whether your customers are eager to load a dab or a live resin cartridge, this all-in-one eco-friendly vape battery eliminates the need for multiple devices.
Eco Friendly Vape Pen Kit: Ooze Twist Hot Knife Kit
Give your shoppers the ultimate eco-friendly vaping experience with the Ooze Twist Hot Knife Kit, a combination of two beloved Ooze products! At its core is the Ooze Hot Knife, a 510 vape attachment featuring a ceramic tip designed to heat up and handle concentrates. Combined with the best-selling vape battery, this is a great option to offer for customers looking for new ways to use their reusable vape pen.
As the cannabis industry increasingly prioritizes sustainability, it's crucial to advocate for sustainable alternatives to disposable products. Luckily, Ooze has the perfect selection of reusables vape batteries so you can sell sustainability and offer your customers a cheaper, more eco-friendly option!