Waste not want not

In a world seemingly overwhelmed by plastic waste and in the midst of a climate emergency, members of the public, green campaigners and policymakers alike know that recycling alone will not solve the problem.

Social media has highlighted issues around food packaging in recent years; pictures of peeled bananas in single-use packaging and oranges wrapped in plastic have caused uproar. If only nature had invented something to cover them, I hear you scream…

On a positive note it seems to be that changing the simplest things in our day to day lives can make the biggest difference.

Here, we share some tips on how to get started. If you can make a commitment to change these small things, you’ll be doing some serious good for the planet, future generations, and maybe even saving some money along the way!