3 easy steps to being an eco warrior on plastic in supermarkets

  1. Check the facts: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jan/19/hundreds-of-mps-call-on-supermarkets-to-scrap-plastic-packaging
  2. Sign this campaign: https://www.change.org/p/uk-parliament-stop-supermarkets-from-selling-raw-fruit-and-veg-in-plastic-packaging
  3. Be inspired – plastic reducing tips: https://hannahoutside.com/2018/01/27/switch-plastic-simple-swaps/

Eco tips for reducing food use plastic

Big Greenies:
A good tip for reducing excess plastic is to buy local, greengrocers and butchers use less plastic than supermarkets. Even just one trip to the local shops per week will make a difference. Write to your supermarket! And check to see if the milk man delivers in your area. It’s convenient and makes you feel good – sign up if you can with Milk and More.

Little Greenies:
When you’re choosing things to go in your packed lunch, how about using less plastic? You could have a box that you put yoghurt in from a big carton rather than individual pots, for example.

Spread the word:

Swap tips – join this local facebook group to swap plastic reducing tips: https://www.facebook.com/groups/738271086366387/

Make sure to share on Twitter and Facebook using the icons below. A suggested tweet/FB status – “I’m joining St Michael’s (www.se3.org.uk) in cutting out plastic. #ecochurch #green #environment Check out this month’s tips at http://www.se3.org.uk/eco-church/eco-church-may-campaign/”

What is the one thing you will do this month? Comment below!

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