Granny Morrish Blog - Plastic Free Novice!

Granny Morrish (Laura's mum!) - Plastic Free living novice!

Granny Morrish (Laura's mum!) - Plastic Free living novice!

I was a ‘child of the 70’s’ and plastic everything was the new good, especially if you had a young family. Babies bottles could be cleaned more easily than glass ones, children’s toys could be bleached in the sink, food storage boxes, we were promised, would last “for ever”....

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Milk delivered in glass! - Granny Morrish, Plastic Free Living Novice (Laura's mum!)

Milk delivered in glass! - Granny Morrish, Plastic Free Living Novice (Laura's mum!)

Today, we got our first milk delivery in glass bottles. Didn’t hear it being delivered, he must have crept up the drive. The milk / orange juice bottles are glass, so good so far. The smoked cheese came wrapped in a dinky little cloth bag which was encouraging, until we found the inevitable shrink wrap plastic inside. I guess that there is always going to be a tension between delivering things fresh and fit for purpose and the attempt to move away from plastics. Maybe we should all start to accept that without plastics things might be a little more...

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