19 Jul '12, 4am

The over use of plastic is a serious issue in Southeast Asia. We must find different alternatives.

The over use of plastic is a serious issue in Southeast Asia. We must find different alternatives.

Doddie -- I agree. Especially food placed in the leaf when it's hot (sticky rice, noodles, etc.) Thanks Zita. Happily consciousness abt this issue is rising in Asia. Hi Austin - Oh, I'd say Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam could definately best Lao in the roadside rubbish department. But you're looking at a much higher population density in those countries. It's also down to level of development and money for public education efforts and even just proper trash collection/disposal. Tracy - slowly but surely. I think things will change alot over the next decade. In Taiwan you have to ask and pay for plastic bags. Teri Y - Right. The issue there I think is that the bottles/cans are sure to be recycled if the vendor holds onto them. But what about those plastic bags? Better than styrofoam or paper or plastic cups? No easy answers here. Lesley - I'm sure. After all the v...

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