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28 August 2012

Packed lunch is green lunch

Making and taking lunch to work or school saves money, gives you better control over nutritional content and calories, and helps reduce food and food packaging waste.

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Making and taking lunch to work or school saves money, and gives you better control over nutritional content and calories. Both overeating and food wastage are less likely.

Re-usable, re-sealable lunch boxes, thermos flasks and water bottles also help reduce food packaging waste from disposable food containers, plastic cutlery and unnecessary wrappings.

Olivia Rose-Innes, EnviroHealth Editor, Health24, August 2012

 

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