Do you really want those plastic forks with your takeout?

Most people agree that climate change is a major concern that requires action, fast. What most people don’t realize: plastic warms the planet twice as much as aviation. So why does the distribution of a product as unnecessary as single-use utensils continues to go unchecked? The often-unwanted single-use plastic utensils are routinely sent out with delivery orders contribute to emissions. It needs to stop.

There’s a solution on the table: The #SkipTheStuff ordinance would require food service establishments to provide single-use utensils only upon request. As New York City council members decide whether or not to let New Yorkers #SkipTheStuff, the Committee on Consumer Affairs needs to hold

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