The concerns around climate change are now being recognised globally. Many countries are considering going plastic-free in the near future, prohibiting or strictly limiting single-use plastic. This directly affects materials like plastic bags, straws, and even packaging material. While some daily use objects can be replaced by materials such as cloth or paper, alternatives for others are difficult to come by. A recent tweet by a user showcases how disposable plastic cups can easily be replaced by green ones. Take a look at the post:
This picture from India ???????? of ice-cream served in a banana leaf cup shows that we really don’t need plastic as much as we think we do.
— Erik Solheim (@ErikSolheim) October 13, 2020
Shared on Twitter by Norwegian diplomat Erik Solheim, the post featured a scoop of ice cream being served in a green cup made of a banana leaf. The leaf was rolled around into a cup and tied with some string to replace the usual plastic disposable cups. Further, the spoon featured with the ice cream was a bamboo spoon rather