Well, maybe you won’t save the world but it’s better than chucking them in the bin.
But do supermarkets agree?
A Step in the Right Direction
As an avid recycler and an avid crisp eater, it was great news to hear that Walkers crisps had partnered with Terracycle to provide a way of recycling crisp packets.
Crisp packets are difficult to recycle because the inside of the packet is coated with a metallised plastic film. These packets do not biodegrade and are contributing to the huge problem of plastic in our oceans.
Walkers decided to partner with Terracycle after a campaign by protestors who started posting empty crisp packets back to the company, and a petition run by campaign group, 38 Degrees, was signed by 300,000 people.
Walkers are aiming to make their crisp packets 100% recyclable, compostable or biodegradable by 2025…
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