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Asda herbs go plastic-free

Asda launches plastic-free herbs

Asda has repackaged its entire range of fresh living herbs to be plastic-free. All of Asda’s living herbs, currently sold in a plastic pot with a plastic wrap, will be moving into a new, more sustainable container called a ‘plug’. The plastic wrap will also be replaced by a paper sleeve to protect the herbs, […]

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6 Ideas To Reduce Single-Use Plastic © Annabelle Randles | The Flexitarian

6 Ideas To Reduce Single-Use Plastic

  Single-use plastic has become the plague of our time, polluting rivers, oceans and the environment. It has become such a danger to wildlife and sealife that it is believed that by 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the planet’s oceans. Such is the extend of the problem that microplastics have been […]

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Waitrose Unpacked

Waitrose Unpacked : Supermarket Trials Refillable Zone To Reduce Plastic Waste

Thanks to “Waitrose Unpacked” shoppers at Waitrose’s Botley Road shop in Oxford will be able to shop for packaging free items and refill their own container with a wide range of products. With this new scheme Waitrose & Partners will offer the largest number of loose fruit and vegetable lines of any national supermarket, whilst […]

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Plastic Waste Tesco

Fed Up With Plastic Waste? You Can Now Bring Your Own Containers To Tesco’s Fresh Counters + Get Paid To Recycle Plastic Bottles

Plastic pollution and plastic waste is a massive problem which requires everyone to make an effort to use less plastic. As highlighted in documentaries such as Blue Planet II and Drowning in Plastic, the situation is critical. Plastic waste is not only endangering our oceans, beaches, fish, wildlife but also our own health as we […]

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Waitrose & Partners Commits To Removing 134m Plastic Bags l

Waitrose & Partners Commits To Removing 134m Plastic Bags

Waitrose & Partners has announced that it has committed to removing loose fruit and vegetable plastic bags by spring 2019 and 5p single use plastic carrier bags by March next year in all shops. The move will save 134 million plastic bags, the equivalent of 500 tonnes of plastic a year. The retailer will become […]

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World Environment Day 2018

World Environment Day: 10 Tips To Ditch The Plastic In Your Life

Once thought of as a versatile and cheap material ideally suited to modern convenience, plastic has now become an environmental plague. Can you help beat plastic pollution this World Environment Day? Over the years our addiction to plastic has become such that you can find it everywhere, from single use shopping bags to the polyester […]

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Eco Living - Ditch Plastic Bags For Good

Eco Living – Ditch Plastic Bags For Good

For some time now, plastic bags have been having some bad press and rightly so. They have become a plague to the environment and wildlife. Innocuous at first, they quickly end up in the trash. From there they find their way to landfills, oceans, rivers etc… How many times have you tried to reuse them […]

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4 Best (Plastic Free) Lunch Box Solutions For Adults

4 Best (Plastic Free) Lunch Box Solutions For Adults

Taking a nutritious packed lunch to work can help you lose weight, save money and stay healthy. Store-bought lunches also generates a huge amount of packaging waste which the environment can certainly do without. Since having my kids I have become aware of the dangers of BPA. While it is now better regulated, I still prefer using […]

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Tried & Tested: Loop online zero-waste packaging shopping platform

Imagine being able to shop for your favourite brands delivered straight to your front door and to return the empty bottles and canisters. This is the idea behind Loop, an online zero-waste packaging shopping platform, where you can buy food and toiletries products sold in durable packaging that can be returned to be cleaned, refilled […]

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Banana & Kiwi Smoothie 2020 © Annabelle Randles | The Flexitarian

Banana & Kiwi Smoothie

Forget storebought, plastic packaged smoothies with this super tasty banana & kiwi smoothie. Quick and easy to make, you can drink it straight away or pour in a reusable bottle to enjoy on-the-go. Great for kids and adults alike, it is ideal for breakfast, as a mid-afternoon / mid-morning snack or as a post-workout rehydrating […]

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