Greener groceries for 2021 | Greener Edmonds
Last updated 1/2/2021 at 5:48pm
There are many ways to make food buying at the grocery store more responsible in 2021. How it is packaged, what we buy, who produces it, and where it comes from are all things to consider.
Packaging has several environmental impacts. About a quarter of all landfill waste comes from food packaging. Also, making it produces greenhouse gases and consumes resources.
Plastic degrades very slowly and is energy intensive to produce. It helps to urge local stores to move toward plastic free packaging or shopping at stores that feature this.
The best way to reduce the negative effects of all kinds...