We don’t usually receive junk mail, but did this morning compliments of whichever delivery person ignored the sticker on our letter box.
This is a sin I’m willing to forgive, but the thing that has prompted me to write is that this week’s collection of catalogues weighs just 35g short of 1kg. Which came as a bit of a shock.
A kilo of paper for say half the households in Canberra every week between now and Christmas is 480 TONS of paper that has to be manufactured, printed, transported and disposed of. And that’s just the two months before Christmas this year!
It kind of puts the plastic bag ban into context doesn’t it…