How to Start A Mug Library

A mug library is a stash of mugs at the cafe, which customers can access as an alternative to plastic-lined takeaway coffee cups and plastic lids. Neither of which get recycled. All of which are single-use. Thus, hugely wasteful and fortunately, completely avoidable!

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Plastic Free Pasta Made From ANYTHING You Can Peel

Noodles are delicious. Most of the time pasta is packaged in plastic, so us plastic-free folk have to abstain from the traditional pasta dishes--unless you find it in a bulk foods store. On top of my resolve, I remind myself it is full of carbs! Not fresh! Typically not vegan.  

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CHINA STOPS RECYCLING OUR SHIT

For as long as we can remember, we have sent our plastic recyclables to CHINA. 

July 2017 China announced they no longer wanted to be the “world’s garbage dump." 

1 Jan 2018 China stopped importing 24 types of solid waste. Mostly plastics.

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