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These are the plastic-free/reduced oils and butters I eat.

Vegetable Oil

Pre-packed oils always have a plastic element – if it comes in bottles it will have a plastic lined cap and probably a plastic pouring widget in the bottle top. Buy it in cans and there will be more plastic caps plus the cans are plastic lined. Read more here.
If you are lucky you might find a place that sell oils on tap. Then you may be able to use your own refillable bottle. You can find a U.K. wide list of places that sell oil on tap here
Cold pressed oils are a better option

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Plastic free oil details here

Lard & Dripping

I have gone back to lard as the most economical plastic-free, frying option.
I also make pastry with it
It is of course an animal fat.
It is U.K sourced.
It comes in what is (possibly), plastic-free, greaseproof paper. It’s really hard to tell!  Read more about that, here.
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Plastic free lard details here

Butter & Margerine

Before the boycott I ate margerine because I thought it was healthier option but you cannot get decent margarine plastic free. It all comes in plastic tubs.
So I went back to butter.
Butter
Turns out I love butter.
I use it for spreading and cooking
It is of course an animal fat.
It is U.K sourced.
It comes in what what is (possibly), plastic-free, greaseproof paper. It’s really hard to tell!  Read more about that, here.
I have to buy the paper option because foil is definitely  plastic lined!
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Plastic-free butter details here.

Margarine
Ugh! Not so keen on marge any more now I know it is a hydrogenated fat. But I do use it occasionally for cakes. I buy  the stuff in  (possibly), plastic-free, greaseproof paper. It’s really hard to tell!  Read more about that, here.
I have to buy the paper option because foil is definitely  plastic lined!

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Plastic-free margarine  details here.

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Lots more plastic-free food here.
What are  oils, waxes and butters?

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Oil we don’t eat
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Lard & dripping

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Oil Vegetable Cooking Refill

Vegetable oil is difficult to source plastic free. Buy in glass and the metal caps will have a little plasticized disc ...
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Rapeseed Oil

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Coconut Oil

Is a hard oil which has a very low melting point. When the weather gets warm it will get liquid ...
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Palm Oil

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Oil Vegetable

Pre-packed oils always have a plastic element – if it comes in bottles it will have a plastic lined cap ...
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Butter

Back in my more innocent days I used to think that butter wrapped in foil was plastic free. Till the ...
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Margerine

So I gave up margerine in plastic tubs and scoured the shelves for an alternative. Back in my more innocent ...
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