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Friday, September 20, 2013

INJUDICIOUS AND IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF CLINGWRAP-single use plastics and how to avoid using them!

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What is clingwrap?
It is a very very thin layer of plastic which kinda clings to the
things it is used to wrap.The clinging quality comes from the static
electricity that exists on its surface.
NOW,what is clingwrap mostly used for?To keep things from losing
moisture,To keep things moist by providing a physical barrier from air
drying things out.

You often see people using cling wrap to cover up their pasta dough or
pastry dough while they rest it.So,essentially ,they are using a piece
of plastic that takes THOUSANDS OF YEARS to degrade ,to keep things
from losing moisture for a MERE FEW HOURS.
Once that resting period for the dough is over, people ,just remove
the clingwrap and promptly THROW IT WAY ..They don't RE-USE that cling

So,CLING-WRAP-USERS are building up the world's plastic waste that
takes thousands of years to degrade, just so that their ball of dough
doesn't dry out?WTF.

Also,commerical food stalls are using clingwrap to keep their
sandwiches from drying out.Again,once the consumer eats up the
sandwich ,the clingwrap promptly goes to the garbage and landfill and


Supermarkets are using cling wrap to cover up their fruit punnetts,so
that their fruit stays plump and moist for longer..Again,once the
buyer buys the punnett and opens up the clingwrap and consumes the
fruits,not only the clingwrap but the punnett too, goes into the bin,
from where it goes to the landfill and then takes thousands of years
to degrade.

Again,Even if this clingwrap is of the RECYCLABLE VARIETY,most of it
never really gets segragated by users into the degradable bin and sent
out seperately to the recycling center.

Even if this clingwrap essentially does get recycled on the odd chance
,how many times is it re-recyclable? Can it be recycled repeatedly
forever?or does it eventually get sent to the landfill after one
recycling and reuse?

In my personal opinion,USING CLINGWRAP to keep things moist for a few

What is the solution/replacement for CLINGWRAP AND SINGLE USE PLASTICS?

For keeping dough moist-All you need to do is put your pasta dough
into a bowl and cover it with a ceramic or metal lid.The ceramic or
metal lid is reusable and washable and is VERY EFFECTIVE in keeping
the dough moist till you are next ready to use it.

For keeping sandwiches moist at a store-PAPER BASED or butter paper
based sandwich boxes work so well to keep sandwiches or other foods
moist.PAPER is definitely recyclable ,so is, butter paper or waxed
paper.And surely,such packaging material DOESN'T take 1000 years to
degrade even if they don't get recycled!

For covering fruit punnetts in supermarkets-Here I am thinking real
hard of a suitable packaging material, that not only keeps fruit in
place inside the punnett ,but also prevents the fruit from dehydrating
quicker and well,is easy for the personnel to pack fruit in! HMMM

What were supermarkets doing for fruit before clingwrap came into such
wide usage?
They just used to load them up in large crates and customers would
just PICK up their choicest fruit and buy them..
.I see no harm in doing so even now,instead of using lots of
NON-BIODEGRADABLE PUNNETTS for fruit!what a waste!
Just hire personnel to sort fruit into EXTREMELY
RIPE,MODERATELY RIPE AND UNRIPE and place them in separate crates on
the floor at the supermarket.

The personnel that are usually in charge of packaging
fruit into punnetts can now be incharge of sorting fruits into
crates.That way, all fruits don't ripen quick and together and get
wasted.and that way,over-ripe fruits that are still edible but might
spoil in the near future, can easily be picked out and disposed off to
homeless shelters or be sold of at a lower price .Good idea?yes!

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