Food packaging is not the enemy of the environment that it is assumed to be

Far from being the blight that green crit­ics claim it is, food wrap­pings can in fact be an envi­ron­men­tal boon. By more than dou­bling the time that some meat items can stay on shelves, for exam­ple, bet­ter pack­ag­ing ensures that pre­cious resources are used more effi­cient­ly. Plan­et and prof­its both ben­e­fit.