Tuesday, July 12, 2011

How to prepare a waste free lunch for your children

find out how you can help reduce waste and litter by preparing a waste free school lunch for your child. The average Australian household produces over one tonne of waste each year, whilst schools produce well over 30 tonnes of waste each year. Based on an average lunch of a sandwich, muffin and nuts or sultanas in their lunch bag each day for a year, this uses up over 100 meters of plastic wrap Times this by a small school of 450 students and it comes to over 45,000 metres of plastic a year! . So by reducing the amount of waste in school lunches, we can really reduce what we needlessly send to landfill, and lower the amount of litter in our schools too
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