5. April 2013 10:52
The other day I came across an article in EarthShare about the growing B.Y.O. Sticks movement in Asia. At first I did not think much of this article until you begin to realize the impact of disposable chopsticks. The Chinease government estimates that China cuts down nearly 25 million trees per year to support the disposable chopstick habit. This number seems far fetched like many green facts until you hear that China consumes on average 45 billion chopsticks per year. Most of these chopsticks end up in landfills.