WENDY KNOWLER | Woolies’ mammoth task: meet the workers proudly helping to stem the plastic tide

A feel-good story of job satisfaction, reduction of plastic waste and, most importantly, preserving livelihoods

22 November 2020 - 17:55 By wendy knowler

I do so love a factory visit. 

I was 16 when I toured a commercial bread plant for the first time. Not with a school group — I tagged along with my friend and her mother, the formidable KZN-based consumer journalist Colleen Shearer, who had been invited to witness the process after taking up a consumer’s complaint about finding a foreign object in her loaf...

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