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Best thing to give up this Lent is plastic, not chocolate

Melanie Wong | Mar 6, 201912:29 PM    

" . . . Lent is just 40 days. Six weeks isn’t loads but trust me, trying to go plastic-free for over a month is going to be a massive challenge. That means not buying any pre-packaged food, no bottles of fizzy water, no shiny bags of crisps, nuts or biscuits. It’s a start and an opportunity to see just how much plastic we subconsciously consume every single day. Once you start noticing it, you’ll be horrified. Lent shouldn’t be about going on a diet masquerading as piety. It’s a season of reflection, of dedicating time to God – and by proxy, our fellow beings. . . "

The Best Thing To Give Up This Lent Is Plastic, Not Chocolate

No one needs you to go on a diet masquerading as piety.

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