Some 40 million tons of reusable plastic cutlery get thrown away every year, most of them after a single use. This plastic can take up to 1,000 years to break down in the environment. Meanwhile, they often collect in the oceans, adding to an already long list of environmental concerns we face today.
Bakeys, an edible cutlery manufacturer based in India, might have a promising solution. The company launching the world's first edible cutlery line. Yes — that's a spoon that you can eat.
Action and Reaction: What SPARKs your interest about this new product?
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Website Updated: 6 September 2017