Beetroot and Tomato Gazpacho with Watermelon Rainbow Salsa + My Week of Being Plastic-Free {#SwapForGood)
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  • 1. Take commodious textile bags shopping where possible. I have a few woven baskets that I sling into the trolley, as well. These are good for heavier items. If you are carrying your shopping a distance, consider a pull
  • 2. Shop more often, if possible. Unwrapped foods, especially organic, do go limp quicker. Big shop for big items, little shop for little and fresher items. Not always feasible, I know.
  • 4. Shop in markets and local shops. Being able to buy loose items is much easier at a market. You just need to stop the trader from automatically putting your goods in those flimsy produce bags
  • 5. If your shop has in
  • 6. On the same lines as above, request more loose items. I have subconsciously been supporting markets and shops that have less plastic packaging, but we need to encourage all supermarkets to do better.
  • 7. Use tempered glass boxes to store and reheat food. Again, these are online, but also often at places like TK Maxx. They are a bit pricier than the plastic boxes but they really are a great investment and, unlike plastic, will not carry the taste of previously stored foods. Good old Pyrexware is of course great too, but not often in stacking
  • 9. If your kids insist on or need straws, buy metal or bamboo ones.
  • 2 you will save by switching from single
  • 500 g fresh
  • ½ red onion
  • 1 lg cucumber
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 red pepper
  • 50 g of fresh parsley
  • 50 ml best extra virgin olive oil
  • Watermelon Salsa
  • 500 g watermelon
  • ½ red onion
  • ½ red pepper
  • ½ yellow pepper
  • 1-2 jalapeno
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • The Soup

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