__Join the bulk foods movement!
You can make a big difference in your food budget, and a big difference in the impact you make on the environment, by simply buying bulk foods whenever possible, and encouraging their wider availability at every opportunity!
Unlike many other countries, in the UK and Ireland you may still have to go to a natural foods store or cooperative to find bulk foods. Major supermarket chains have yet to embrace the concept of offering food and other products in bulk. If you want to change this, make yourself heard - tell them you want it!
Tell them you want the savings and selection that come from bulk. Tell them you want to see your food before you buy it, and not just trust some fancy picture on a box. And tell them you want to reduce your impact on the environment.
Finally, tell your local store that bulk foods allow them to stock more product density in less space – and that they won’t have to constantly rearrange their shelves to maintain fresh product.
Get onboard with bulk!