If you do get a takeaway when ordering, specify that you don’t need plastic cutlery. Also, if you are on-the-go, bring along a set of bamboo cutlery – more lightweight and easier to carry than metal ones.
Did you know your local charity shop might be online? You can show support while grabbing a bargain through purchasing online during the pandemic.
Invest in mouthwash tablets and store them in a plastic-free container. You can also purchase refill packs that come in compostable packaging. Just dissolve the tablets in some water and gargle.
Reducing the amount of takeaways you have monthly will not only help your diet but also reduce the amount of plastic waste. If you want some alternatives you can look for new tasty recipes you haven’t tried before. Or try some recipes that taste exactly like your local takeaway spot.