Tree Hugger questions the sense of a single food item that gets consumed within seconds leaving behind a piece of packaging that will linger on Earth for years. ‘Zero Wasters’ are strict about what they buy in terms of packaging, but the majority of us need to get over the mental barrier of buying things sold loose.
A Swedish company has come up with a series of food packages where the packaging has the same life span as the foods they contain. The “smoothie package” is made of agar seaweed and water, and withers at the same rate that you drink its contents.
Would you drink from this packaging?
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