No plastic

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No plastic

Post: # 292066Post Odsox
Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:40 pm

Well almost none.
I went to Lidl today and bought some mushrooms.
They are now sold in cardboard punnets instead of the blue plastic ones, although it still had clingfilm over it.
But it's a step in the right direction, so well done Lidl or the Irish mushroom growers, or both. :salute:

Disclaimer: I almost certainly haven't a clue what I'm talking about.

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Post: # 292068Post PurpleMcGowan
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:32 pm

I was amazed, and glad, to find some tinned foods at T***o are now in cardboard cartons.
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Re: No plastic

Post: # 292072Post Green Aura
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:46 pm

I wrote a response to this yesterday and somehow lost it!

Briefly, having found plastic-wrapped coconuts in the not too distant past, it's encouraging to see any company starting to reduce their plastic use.

Never doubt that you can change history. You already have. Marge Piercy

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Re: No plastic

Post: # 292077Post Penny Lane
Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:20 pm

Morrisons have finally replaced the thin plastic bags for loose fruit and veg with paper bags. They also seem to have more loose produce that isn't more expensive than the plastic wrapped, which definitely a step in the right direction.
"It's breaking the circle.
Going to work, to get money, to translate into things, which you use up, which means you go to work again, etc, etc.
The Norm.
What we should be doing is working at the job of life itself."
- Tom Good, The Good Life.

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