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Creating a second life for chopsticks

A Vancouver-based business is transforming chopsticks, made from bamboo, into sleek household items. To date, the company has recycled more than 32 million chopsticks and converted them into tabletops, coaster sets, tablet holders, home office desks, side tables, and more. In doing so, it has successfully diverted waste from landfill and created employment for 40 people. Read about the environmental impact of this innovative venture.


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