Hardly a day goes by without an announcement about another initiative to reduce plastic waste. This is great news. But with all the national noise it can be difficult to work out what is happening locally, and in particular the opportunities to take action at a personal level. So what is happening Reading?
Starting next year, Seattle restaurants will no longer provide plastic straws and plastic utensils to its patrons after a 2010 ordinance finally takes effect. Explaining the delay in enacting the ordinance, Sego Jackson, the strategic advisor for Waste Prevention and Product Stewardship for Seattle Public Utilities said “Early on there weren’t many compostable options. And […]