Last July, I joined a few hundred thousand people from around the world in challenging myself to go through a whole month without purchasing any single-use plastics. ‘Plastic-Free July’ was new to me, but I gave it go and, as you’d imagine, it wasn’t easy.
All of my go-to supermarket staples were pretty much out the window – salad bags, herbs, kitchen roll, fizzy water, cucumber, tomatoes, tea bags… the list was long and frustrating. “Oh, you know what, I’m shattered and just fancy a bowl of pasta with a readymade sauce tonight.” Tough! No plastic = no convenience for you, my friend. Click here to keep reading.