Back in the summer of 2012, when I started writing this blog, I wrote a post about the dilemmas surrouding plastic. Today, having delved further into the world of living plastic-free over the last three and a half years, I thought it worthwhile commenting on my most recent observations.
At least a year ago, I acquired some plastic packaging (a black sack) and there also happened to be a patch of persistent grass in a compacted area where the lawn used to connect to what was the garden path. It therefore seemed sensible to put the plastic over the grass and get this
Fortunately, the sack was still good to go and has now moved to the front garden, where it will no doubt incense the neighbours and kill off the grass which has refused to compost under cardboard and mulch.
I wish, however, that people could get a little more incensed about the plastic litter I found under the heuchera and clover. Why does chocolate even need to be packaged in a plastic wrapper? The fact that you can but some in paper would suggest that plastic adds nothing to quality or shelf-life and transportability.
Oh well, I’ve done my bit for landfill and am now going to do some art.