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Tuesday Video: How to Avoid Disposable Utensils and Paper Products

6/7/2011 11:32:49 AM

Tags: disposable product alternatives, how to avoid disposable products, sustainable picnic, green picnic, green paper product alternatives, Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Robyn Griggs Lawrence thumbnailSummertime is the season when disposable products look tempting. Paper napkins, plastic cutlery and throw-away plates are tempting for backyard dinners and picnics—but they’re not worth the waste or expense. This video offers some simple tips for replacing disposables. Also, check out “Picnic Time: Recipes for the Perfect Summer Picnic,” Natural Home & Garden’s healthy twist on the traditional fried-chicken picnic, for some delicious summertime eats.

 

 

 



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Veronica
6/7/2011 2:58:28 PM
I love that your video provides a creative way to avoid using disposable plates and utensils instead of just admonishing what NOT to do. Now I have a great reason to pick up "one of a kind" plates that seem to find me at garage sales and thrift stores that are so pretty and affordable. Thank you!

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