While Valentine’s Day is traditionally all about showing your other half how much you love and cherish them, at Bumble Wrap we also think it’s important to show the planet some love on this special day.
The planet we live on is suffering because of the bad habits many of us have adopted over the years. However, there is still time to make environmentally-conscious changes and live more sustainably to help improve things.
At Bumble Wrap, we are all about reducing food waste by using plastic-free food wraps to keep leftovers fresh and delicious for longer.
Not only this, our beeswax wraps can be used for a range of other purposes. Read our blog post on how to use plastic-free wraps for Valentine’s Day.
As well as the importance of reducing food waste, we believe it’s important to be eco-friendly any way possible; and we encourage you to do the same this Valentine’s Day.
Become a conscious consumer
There are many things you can do to start prompting yourself to make better decisions.
A starting point is to become a conscious consumer, so instead of buying flowers wrapped in cellophane, chocolates with plastic wrappers, and plastic bows that will all end up in landfill; think of the environmentally-friendly alternatives you could buy instead.
Supporting eco-friendly products that are much less damaging to the planet helps encourage other companies to source and produce products in a more sustainable way.
Turn the lights out
Switch off the lights and swap for a candlelit dinner! As well as being much more atmospheric and romantic anyway, this seemingly small change still has a positive impact.
Make your own sustainable sweet treats
Instead of putting the first box of chocolates you see into your basket, why not try making some delicious homemade treats?
You may not realise it, but a typical box of chocolates probably contains palm oil. Palm oil is used in up to 50% of packaged supermarket chocolates and forests and natural habits across the world are being destroyed when the ingredient is not being produced sustainably.
Swap supermarket chocolates for homemade cookies, cupcakes, muffins, or cakes. Not only is this better for the planet, it will look like you’ve made way more effort to your partner!
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