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View Poll Results: Do you use paper plates? Poll
Never 3 14.29%
Always 1 4.76%
Sometimes 14 66.67%
Care to elaborate? 5 23.81%
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Old 02-26-2018, 10:42 AM   #41
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Unfortunately I I do, and way too often. It is just so easy to throw it away instead of washing that I have a whole stack seating on the table. Though they have gotten to be so expensive in the last 3 years, I am seriously making an effort to stop.
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Old 02-26-2018, 11:08 AM   #42
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Driving into work this morning I heard on the radio that the city of Malibu is thinking of banning use of plastic disposable utensils, mainly to keep their beaches clean.
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Old 03-06-2018, 05:56 AM   #43
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Driving into work this morning I heard on the radio that the city of Malibu is thinking of banning use of plastic disposable utensils, mainly to keep their beaches clean.


That is the most disgusting thing when people leave the garbage after themselves.
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Old 03-06-2018, 06:39 AM   #44
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That is the most disgusting thing when people leave the garbage after themselves.
Yes and too many think that cigarette butts aren't garbage!
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Old 03-06-2018, 09:32 AM   #45
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Smokers seem to think the world is their ashtray.
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Old 03-06-2018, 11:32 AM   #46
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Garbage trucks in my area is run on fuel made our compost waste. And I get fine if I dont recycle and is found out, our landlord has built a recycling point next to car park, it is a little yellow house. Most recycling point for renters are yellow here.
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Old 03-06-2018, 12:38 PM   #47
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Our garbage trucks run on natural gas.
Three separate trucks come every Wednesday to pick up 3 different colored trash bins. Blue bin for recyclables, green bin for yard clippings, and the black bin for all other trash.

And I was just on line this morning reviewing and paying my current bi-monthly home utility bill which includes electricity, water, sewage, and sanitation, all in a single bill. They're charging me $98 for sanitation (trash pickup).
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Old 03-06-2018, 12:44 PM   #48
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Rarely. Usually to give things away. We used to have parties more often and I still have small coated paper party plates from 2007 I bought for our German exchange student's going-away party in the colors of the German flag 🇩🇪
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Old 03-06-2018, 04:13 PM   #49
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Smokers seem to think the world is their ashtray.
My gf smokes..I call her my stinky little butt sucker..she no like that...

I can be romantic like that, sometimes..
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Old 03-08-2018, 10:49 PM   #50
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Okay, so I voted to elaborate...

Yes, I use paper plates from time to time
(not often though, much to the chagrin of DH, he thinks ALL meals should be on paper plates, no fuss, no muss)
to serve a quick meal on, as others have already said, such as sandwiches and non-fork-and-knife foods on.

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I also use them for mes en place, very handy.

And let me say here that we have a trash-pick-up-company that
goes through the stuff in our can and picks out the recyclables and ASKS us not to.
No really! I've gone to there facility.

I buy the el-cheap-o REALLY thin plates, y'know, the 100 count for about two bucks or so.

I also share some of my baked goods and so forth with our neighbors on these paper plates... I don't want them to have to stress over bring back a plate, y'know?
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