Resource Title

Video: Smother Earth Supermarket

Summary

Plastic food packaging is a major cause of pollution in our world today. The manufacture and disposal of this packaging is increasing climate change at home and overseas, driving hunger and instability across the developing world.
Youth groups Youth Work Ireland Meath, SWAN youth service – CDYSB Dublin 1, CAPE – Youth Work Ireland Galway and Unforgettable Womens Network Dublin have launched PACK IT IN: a campaign to reduce plastic packaging in supermarkets.

Resource Details

  • Date added: 20th April 2018
  • Publisher: Trócaire
  • Country of Publication: Ireland
  • Year: 2018
  • Duration: 1:00min

Description

Resource Details

The campaign is calling for supermarkets to:

  1. Make more loose fruit and veg available in their stores
  2. Replace their plastic packaging with more sustainable options
  3. Provide recycle areas at the checkout for customers

The groups are running Pack It In campaigns in their local areas to raise awareness about climate change and the need for us all to live more sustainably.

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For more, visit the PACK IT IN campaign page on Trócaire