Slowly but steadily, the travel industry cuts its ties to disposable plastics
Fonte: The Washington Post
When Dianna Cohen travels, she packs as if she were headed into battle. And in a way, she is. Her enemy is single-use plastics.
To combat her foe, which appears in such disguises as water bottles, straws and bags, Cohen always carries a stainless-steel cup by Hydro Flask and a S’well bottle that she fills up at hydration stations and taps. For purchases, she thwarts plastic sacks with a reusable Micro ChicoBag. She also throws in To-Go Ware bamboo utensils, a folding spork, titanium plates and two metal straws.
“I found out that it wasn’t very polite of me to pull out a straw without one for a friend,” said the chief executive of the Plastic Pollution Coalition, an alliance working to cleanse the planet of plastics.
Unfortunately, her arsenal can’t always protect her from the omnipresent material. In these situations, she will switch to a defensive position.
“Please don’t put any plastic in my drink,” Cohen will inform the server or bartender when placing her order.
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