Did you know that Australians throw away around 1.9 million tonnes of packaging each year. Enough to fill the Melbourne Cricket Ground nine times over!
This breaks my heart, so over the coming weeks I’ll post tips on how to avoid packaging.
Whilst companies need to do better with their packaging, we as consumers need to do better too, if we don’t buy their packaging they will need to stop making it.
1 // GROW YOUR OWN FOOD
By growing your own food you can eliminate so much packaging, of course you don’t have to grow everything, just use the space that you have and start with one or two things, for example lettuce and your favourite herb, it’s a great start and if lots of us do it then it’s going to make a difference.
It saves you money and there will be less emissions associated with transporting the food.
Do you grow any of your own food?