Needed for fruit cakes, christmas puds and mince pies but not so easy to get plastic free. Here are your options…

The Nut Shop Leeds

Scoop and Save shops may sell it – there may be one near you- here’s a list 

Make your own – I have never tried this and  possibly never will but the zero waste chef  whose advice I trust if example I cannot emulate, does it so I leave you in her capable hands!

But I do make my own sweet mincemeat – plastic free recipe here.

BLOG STATS As of 01.29.2017 onward have been counting the number people who have read each post. WHY CUT PLASTIC About 100 million tons of plastic are produced each year and much of it is used to make one-use, disposable items. Because plastic doesn't biodegrade these items, though only used for moments can last for decades, centuries, possibly forever. We are creating ever lasting rubbish in unsustainable amounts. It is polluting the environment, maiming even killing animals, poisoning fish and may be poisoning us.