How to ditch the plas­tic!

It’s eas­ier than you think to store food com­pletely plas­tic free!

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Wrap fresh bread in cloth, or an old pil­low­case and store in a wooden bread bin

Use beeswax wraps to cover tins and bowls or wrap up sand­wiches. These nat­u­ral and re­us­able wraps act just like cling film and tin foil, but are far more en­vi­ron­men­tally friendly. Prices start from £10

Use steel and tem­pered glass pots, as they freeze just as well as plas­tic ones

Store onions and pota­toes in a bas­ket and place some­where dark

Stand cel­ery sticks in a glass of wa­ter and float car­rots in a large sealed glass jar filled with wa­ter

Wrap green beans and peas in a damp cloth and place in the fridge

Make and store sal­ads in an clean glass jar for a plas­tic-free packed lunch!

Wrap let­tuce leaves in a damp tea towel and pop in the fridge

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