Reduce Your Forkprint: Stephanie Bernstein’s To-Go Ware.

Via on Feb 13, 2009

To-Go Ware Think you’re green? Check the size of your trashcan. 85% of trash is compostable—so you’re only as eco as the number of pounds you send to your friendly local landfill each week. For we speedy, greedy Americans, eating on the go is a daily habit. So ecopreneur Stephanie Bernstein designed these stylish kits to keep up with you. Made by a women-owned coop in Delhi, the case is made by ragpickers who collect and repurpose discarded plastic bags (and the Newsprint style is made of…recycled newspaper). The bamboo utensils are dishwashable and renewable. You never need use another single-use utensil again. via Waylon Lewis, from elephant journal’s Holiday 08 print issue.

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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One Response to “Reduce Your Forkprint: Stephanie Bernstein’s To-Go Ware.”

  1. [...] Look: this is about our grandchildren (something we allll care about, as Paul Ray reminds us). This is about 8455 species (and counting) have gone extinct and we’re just getting started. It’s time to get urgent, do our best in our daily lives to minimize the energy we use and pollution we create…it’s time to get mindful, and have fun doing so. But grassroots activism isn’t enough. And top-down leadership, while vital, can’t work unless they’ve got avid citizens ready to walk the talk. And that’s where Oprah going green comes in. Click below for a whole wealth of resources, and a shoutout for our friends at To-Go Ware. [...]

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