As Fairtrade Fortnight comes to a close, let’s reflect on what it means, and why it’s important. How do the choices we make when shopping impact the lives of those a world away?»
When David Attenborough joined instagram, he gained one million followers faster than anyone else in history. Over 6.2 million people connected to listen to his wisdom. The account was set up purely to bring attention to this new special, A Life On Our Planet. This is his witness statement of how we have gone about destroying the world over his 93 years. The film is both harrowing and hopeful.»
We all know there’s too much plastic in the world, and that not all of it can be recycled. The food system generates a huge amount of plastic waste, but how does Real Plastic Free’s packaging reduce your impact?»
Christmas is finally upon us, with adverts for the latest big thing everywhere. Whilst Christmas is the time of togetherness and celebration we all need this year, it is also a time of huge waste. Here are some tips to reduce waste this Christmas.»
Buying plastic-free fruit and vegetables doesn’t need to be boring!
All year round we offer the staples like potatoes, carrots and onions but we also stock more interesting, seasonal varieties, like rainbow carrots, Jersey royal potatoes and red cabbage.
Since we started our plastic free journey at the beginning of the year we have made progress, but we do keep bumping into new issues which we hadn’t thought of at the start.
To be honest, that’s probably a good thing or we might not have made it as far as we have!
In this final (at least for now) post I wanted to highlight some of solutions we have found to these issues in the hopes that the may be of help to others on their own plastic free journeys.»