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Disposable Chopsticks & the Environment

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The escalating threat to the environment caused by disposable chopsticks.

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The Strange Problem with Chopsticks - Knowledge Stew

Chopsticks are the eating utensil of choice in many Asian countries but a sticky problem has developed because of their use.

When you think chopsticks, you probably think of asian cuisine, but they're great tools for different styles of frying a wide variety foods. Cooking Tips, Cooking Recipes, Easy Chinese Recipes, Easy Recipes, One Hit Wonder, Kitchen Helper, Chopsticks, Chinese Food, Kitchen Tools

Chopsticks – Can We Reuse, Reduce, or Recycle?

Like disposable forks and knives, coffee cups, and shopping bags, chopsticks fall into the category of items whose useful life span is about 10 minutes. Given the amount of time, effort, and energy…

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How Wooden Chopsticks Are Killing Nature

Next time you’re eating Asian cuisine, you could do the planet a favor and take your own chopsticks. Here’s what a difference it could make.

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Chopping for Chopsticks

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In The Hand, A Forest: A Small Look at the Huge Impact of Disposable Chopsticks

Using disposable wooden chopsticks is numbingly simple (unwrap, eat, throw away) and arrestingly common, to the point that wondering about where and how they are made seems a strange and difficult …

A woman using disposable wooden chopsticks to feed a young girl on a street in Shanghai. China Food, Chopsticks, Addiction, Forests, Shanghai, Utensils, Environment, Trees, Friday

China’s disposable chopstick addiction is destroying its forests

As many as 20 million trees may be destroyed every year to produce the utensils.

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30,000 Used Chopsticks Transformed Into a Fallen Tree in Shanghai

30,000 used chopsticks transformed into a fallen tree speaks volumes about forest desecration for food industry use.

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China Produces 80 Billion Disposable Chopsticks Per Year, Putting its Forests at Risk

China is now using 80 billion pairs of disposable wooden chopsticks, prompting the government to call on people to use different cutlery to save Chinese forests.

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Deforestation. This article compares the ecological impact of disposable wooden chopsticks and disposable plastic cutlery; remember that Jan-Stix are reusable, and use FDA-approved materials.

Chinese 'must swap chopsticks for knife and fork'. It is a battle that has divided East and West for centuries: Are chopsticks superior to the knife and fork? Now the debate may finally be decided - on environmental grounds. Knife And Fork, Chopsticks, Sustainable Design, New Recipes, Chinese, Forests, Make It Yourself, How To Make, Food News

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Greenpeace Advocates for Reusable Chopsticks in China - video Dailymotion

For more news & videos visit ☛http://english.ntdtv.comMost people in China don't think twice about using wooden chopsticks to eat with. But one environmental activist group is trying to change that. The group Greenpeace wants people to use metal or plastic chopsticks that are reusable... because close to four million trees are cut down to make the popular utensil.Environmental activist group Green Peace is raising awareness about just how many trees it takes to make chopsticks in China every…

Chinese diners have been asked to stop using disposable chopsticks to help save the planet. Demand for the throwaway implement has rocketed in China recently and now breaches 80 billion sets annually, according to GlobalPost. The Throwaways, Chopsticks, Save The Planet, Trees, Chinese, Diners, Forests, Environment, Restaurants

Chinese Urged to Put Down Their Chopsticks to Save Trees | TIME.com

Use a fork, save the planet.

A woman using disposable wooden chopsticks to feed a young girl on a street in Shanghai. China Food, Chopsticks, Addiction, Forests, Shanghai, Utensils, Environment, Trees, Friday

China’s disposable chopstick addiction is destroying its forests

As many as 20 million trees may be destroyed every year to produce the utensils.

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Latest Environmental Initiative Targets Disposable Chopsticks

Latest Environmental Initiative Targets Disposable Chopsticks

Saving the Environment, One Chopstick at a Time — JSCMS Chopsticks, Environment, Face, Running The Gauntlet, The Face, Faces, Wands, Facial

Saving the Environment, One Chopstick at a Time — JSCMS

Saving the Environment, One Chopstick at a Time