This action is a short, easy one.
Please resolve to stop buying fruit and vegetables packaged in this horrible plastic netting. The netting is a completely unnecessary use of plastic. Worse still, this type of plastic is non-recyclable and does horrendous damage to animal and marine life.
It really is one of the worst examples of packaging ever.
- contributes to our ever increasing plastic problem
- is NOT recyclable
- is NOT reusable
- does NOT biodegrade
- is unnecessary – it does not even protect the fruit from damage!
- kills farm animals, wildlife, birds and sea life (see picture)
- is easily avoided by buying fruit loose, or using paper bags, or a shopping bag
- is awkward to open anyway without scissors or a knife
- breaks up into tiny pieces that cause the worst damage to the environment.
Please, take action now and resolve never to buy fruit and vegetables packaged in this way again!
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