The growing plastic-free trend on instagram - Eat, Capture, Share Podcast

In today’s episode (18) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with Christine Wong, plant-based food blogger, plastic-free advocate and author of the cookbook The Plantiful Plate. We talk about the rise of the plastic-free movement within the food blogging space, on instagram and beyond. Here’s what else you can expect from today’s episode …

  • I candidly talk about how much I love the plastic-free movement, but dislike the self righteousness I see attached to it occasionally as well

  • Christine introduces herself

  • Christine shares what prompted her to embark on her plastic free journey

  • Christine talks about the first steps she took on her journey to living plastic free

  • We explore how food choices impact the environment.

  • Christine outlines how edging towards plastic free living can be practical for everyone, sharing some tips on how to approaching food shopping in a smarter way

  • Christine explains how to make the plastic free and vegan message accessible rather than preachy

  • Christine speaks openly about what shifting focus on instagram has meant for her and her brand

  • We debate whether the plastic free movement is classist

  • Christine poses questions YOU can ask yourself before making a purchase which can help on your plastic free journey

  • We discuss whether the plastic free movement is having a ‘‘moment’’ on instagram

  • Christine talks about her debut cookbook and how it combines recipes and plastic free living ideas

  • Christine outlines how she is using her platform to call companies with questionable environmental practices out

  • We discuss the role that food bloggers play when it comes to food waste and plastic usage

  • We explore sponsored posts, staying true to your values, distinguishing between need and want and minimalism


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