August 13th, 2019

bikegirl

Discards

It's interesting to read about what Australia is doing in the face of China's refusal to import recyclable goods.

One of the things I liked most about visiting Australia is that Australians aren't as far into disposable takeaway culture as Americans are. You can get nice food and beverages at a cafe, then sit at a table and enjoy them while using real eating utensils. The importance of the "reduce" part of "reduce, reuse, recycle" cannot be understated.

Meanwhile in America...

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/12/business/energy-environment/plastics-shell-pennsylvania-plant.html

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