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The Café Near You Might Be Using 'Green' Plastic. Is That An Oxymoron?

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Marked with loud green stripes and all-cap claims like "100% compostable" or "made from renewable resources," these products aggressively present themselves as earth-friendlier alternatives to traditional throwaways. T

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Carol H (229)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 4:57 am
noted, thank you Cal

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Wednesday October 17, 2012, 5:26 am

Elizabeth M (65)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 3:16 pm
Noted this Oxymoron!! Thanks Cal.
Very interesting subject, that also could confuse a lot of people!

Daniel Partlow (179)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 3:36 pm
Better to promote cheaper refills in your own reusable container. Of course it'a an oxymoron!!

Colleen Prinssen (14)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 3:54 pm
i don't think making fake fur from plants and not petrolium would work

the whole point of it is to be fabric

. (0)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 5:24 pm
Noted & Twittered

Talya H (10)
Wednesday October 17, 2012, 6:17 pm
Thanks for the share!

Nancy C (806)
Thursday October 18, 2012, 5:31 pm
The company is owned by Cargill...does that ring a bell? Rainforest abusers... The Problem With Cargill
I use stainless coffee and water containers...
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