My friend Beth Yurich, a designer specializing in communications for sustainable businesses, has a great suggestion for dining in a more environmentally responsible style. Instead of using disposable chopsticks in Asian restaurants- they’re wasteful three ways from the trees cut down to make them and the garbage they turn into after one meal along with the paper they are sealed in- bring your own set of stainless steel chopsticks.
Read more of her tips for green living on her blog. An enthusiastic vegetarian cook and out-to-eater, she’ll also be guest blogging here now and then about where she goes and what she tastes. Look for her first post next week.