Buying In Bulk Saves Plastic Waste -- And It's Cheaper
National Public Radio's Salt food blog features an interesting piece today about how buying in bulk is often cheaper -- and creates less waste than modern food packaging. Ted Burnham reports:
Buying in bulk also has practical and environmental advantages: You can buy just what you need, and reduce or eliminate wasteful packaging.
While Burnham doesn't specifically address plastic food packaging, it's great when stories like this mention the waste component of buying processed foods in disposable plastic, paper, and cardboard. Read the full story on the NPR Salt blog.