Disposable Forest

GreenPeace China + Ogilvy China Most 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 year. At a shopping center in Beijing, the organization showcased a group of trees constructed from thousands of disposable chopsticks. Organizers want people to be aware of the effects the wooden utensils have on China’s dwindling forest resources. Over 200 student volunteers collected 84-thousand pairs of used dispos

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