October: Unprocessed and No Single-Use Plastics

Twinkies and Meat

Image by blue_j via Flickr

This month I am going to challenge myself by giving up processed foods completely and reducing my consumption of single-use plastics significantly.  Okay, you must be thinking: Nimisha, you are always eating farm fresh food and carrying your own reusable bags and water bottle. What more can you do? The truth is, I can do a whole lot more. If you raid my pantry, you wont find much junk food, but I too eat processed food. And I too use a lot of plastic. And the biggest part of it all is that I do it unconsciously! Unprocessed foods and plastics are so integrated in our lives that we can’t even recognize them.

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