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Paper comes from trees and rots down into usable mulch. Plastic comes from fossil fuels and does not deteriorate fully, possibly ever. Surely everyone must know by now that paper, or other natural materials are always better for the planet than plastic. For a start paper is sustainable whereas things made from fossilized materials are not. If paper was no ...


TLDR: the packaging makes next to no difference; even a small reduction in your cheese consumption will greatly outweigh the impact of the packaging (see the table further down) Let's estimate the greenhouse gas emissions from cheese production and packaging. The data below relate to processing in different countries so are not directly comparable, but ...

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