Blog posts — Lunch

Mélissa Proulx
Cheese sticks: plastic waste in the balance

Cheese sticks: plastic waste in the balance

Food packaging is designed for a single use and should be discarded after use. Knowing that our recycling systems are incomplete, reducing waste at the source can make all the difference. Have you ever wondered about the weight of the food packaging on that famous package of string cheese sticks that is so popular with our kids? We did the test! In the left corner, the good old block of cheese and in the right corner, those string cheese sticks so popular in our kids' lunch boxes. The result? Not only does a pack of sticks cost more, but it...

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Mélissa Proulx
Zero-Waste Lunch Box

Zero-Waste Lunch Box

What if we changed our consumption habits this year and make our lunch boxes more eco-friendly? We spoke with Florence-Léa Siry, zero-waste expert, on how to make practical tips fun for everyone.

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Jean-Marc Chabot
Reducing Plastic: No Fussing Over Nothing

Reducing Plastic: No Fussing Over Nothing

There was a time when the advent of convenience foods changed our lives. We said to ourselves: it’s in the bag! Quick and easy, we saved time. Time has passed and interest has waned: all that plastic littering our forests, lakes, and rivers—not to mention our oceans—is no longer appealing. Over-wrapping and waste is forcing us to reflect on the usefulness of this poisoned gift for the well-being of the world in which we live. At the grocery store, we buy packaged products of all shapes and sizes, which we then place in bags, often made of plastic. When we...

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