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EU Commission plans ban on plastic waste

Plastic utensils, straws, coffee stirrers and cotton swabs may soon be a lot harder to come by in Europe. The EU Commission will soon present its plan to ban the single-use products in the fight against plastic waste. 544 more words

Zero-Waste My Way: The Basics

Let’s first start with a definition of what zero-waste (aka zero waste) is. According to Merriam-Webster online dictionary, it means “generating little or no waste.” According to Wikipedia (who goes into more depth), it is “a philosophy that encourages the redesign of resource life cycles so that all products are reused.”  Basically, it boils down to cutting the excess from your life so that there is no waste in what you use. 740 more words

Zero Waste

Of Pipelines and Plastic Forks

By Mel Harkrader Pine

As one of the church’s newer members, Mary offered a child-friendly backyard barbecue at the service auction. As the day of her event drew near, she remembered that large box of plastic utensils she had bought at Costco years before, so she put them to use.

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Liberal Religion

Plastic Utensils' Place in the US

Making my comments about his article here since Mother Jones doesn’t allow comments on individual articles.

Okay 2 billion delivery orders doesn’t take into account the volume of food per order, but it’s still a lot of food people can’t be bothered to cook for themselves. 104 more words