This week, let's kickstart the discussion on how mason jars can have a positive impact on the environment by significantly reducing your environmental footprint.
This 2013 article posted by CBC stated that Canadians "produce more garbage per capita than any other country on earth." This contributed to a 15th place ranking among 17 developed nations with regard to environmental efficacy.
Undoubtedly, one of the easiest ways to minimize waste creation as an individual is to cut down on the amount of food-related waste we each produce. Mason jars are an excellent way to easily cut out single-use containers. In particular, the zero waste movement makes versatile use of mason jars for everything from food prep and storage, to home organization and DIYs.
But even if you're not able to commit to living fully zero waste, making a couple of small changes in your daily routine can significantly reduce your environmental impact.
The Mason Jar- Zero Waste Living - Zero Waste Canada
The Mason jar is a versatile container for Zero Waste living. In 1858, John Landis Mason, patented a square-shouldered jar with a threaded screw-top, matching lid and rubber ring for an airtight seal. His design would revolutionize home preserving allowing food to be safely stored and used beyond the season of harvesting, but it would...Read More