Chances are, if you’re a regular reader here you bring your own, reusable grocery bags to the store, but when it comes to reducing the plastic bags in your life, that’s just the tip of the sustainability iceberg. Remember Heather’s challenges when she took part in Plastic Free February?
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Plastic might seem like more of a general environmental issue than a food-specific issue, but because of the large amounts of plastics involved in food, from packaging to cooking and storage, our food and drink choices directly relate to our plastic consumption.
When you use plastics in your kitchen there is potential for these chemicals to leach into your food – the same food you have taken considerable care to ensure is the healthiest option for your family. Our recommendation is to keep plastics out of the kitchen, and the great news is there are many safe non-plastic alternatives and ways to easily avoid plastic in the kitchen.
Austin residents will soon be able to pick up their groceries at a zero waste grocery store set to open this fall.
I had a great awakening as to just how much plastic permeates my world! Since then, we’ve been talking a lot about plastic and how we manage this substance we have become extremely reliant on.
After spending most of February participating in Rodale.com’s Plastic-Free February, I’ve come to the realization that reducing plastic use is very difficult. I thought it would just be a little inconvenient. Instead, I found that it’s nearly impossible.
While I was out running this evening, the puppy stole a loaf of bread from the counter. I came home to a living room full of tiny scraps of plastic.
Dining out, plastic grocery bags, and plastic as an ingredient in food.
Starting the last week of plastic-free February and I finally did some plastic-free chores!
How to stay plastic-free: live at the zoo!
So far in plastic-free February, I’ve been thinking about me, me, me. What about my pets?