GO NZ: Eco friendly picnic ideas make green travel a walk in the park

Add some eco-friendly thoughts to your picnic ingredients, writes Juliette Sivertsen

It doesn’t seem that long ago that climate change was seen as the biggest threat to humanity. And although Covid has overtaken sustainability as the most pressing issue in the world right now, we mustn’t forget about protecting our planet.

Picnics are one of life’s simple pleasures – a chance to enjoy food in a relaxed setting with good company. But picnics can also be a source of lots of rubbish, such as plastic cutlery, single-use plates and cups, plastic packaging of food items and, of course, food waste, from leftovers that have spent too much time outside in the sun to be kept for another day.

Here’s how to pack a picnic that’s good for the planet.

Source: Read Full Article