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Paper Plates

Paper Plates
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Compost

Instructions

Put the plate and its content in the compost bin.

Alternatives

Use reusable cups, plates, and utensils instead. When you do buy single-use items, look for 100% recycled content, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified, or "compostable."

Facts

It takes 8 gallons of water to make one paper plate.

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