Chinese DIY Designers Fight Single-Use Chopsticks

Chinese DIY Designers Fight Single-Use Chopsticks
technology
Sean Leow
  • 30 january 2008

An estimated 25 million trees and bamboo plants are used each year for the flimsy, single-use chopsticks that you can find in almost every Chinese eatery. While single-use chopsticks may be a convenient option for restaurant owners and patrons alike, there is a small group of Chinese DIY designers and young environmentalists who are taking initiative to counter their use.

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