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
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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
By Mel Harkrader Pine
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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.
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