It may seem that there isn’t much option when it comes to Plastic Products at your workplace, but, with a little bit of effort it is easy to avoid most of the disposable plastic.
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|Plastic Product in the Office||Plastic-Free Alternative||Ease of Replacement (Habit change)||Ease of Replacement (Availability)|
|Coffee and Tea Paper/ Plastic Cups||Reusable Ceramic/ Metal mugs/ cups||Easy||Easy|
|Water Bottles or Paper Cups (especially in meeting rooms)||Carry your own Water Bottle (glass/ metal)||Easy||Easy|
|Disposable Plates/ Cups/ Bowls||Reusable options, if available||Easy||Easy|
|Tea Bags||Loose Tea - If your office doesn’t provide it, keep a nice box of it on your desk for your personal use and ditch the tea bag||Easy||Easy|
|Lunch Bags or Other Carry Bags||Cotton or Jute, Reusable Bags||Easy||Easy|
|Stirrers||Use a spoon or a reusable stirrer, if available||Easy||Easy|
|Stationery: Pens, Board Tacks, Paper Clips||Metal, Wooden Pens, Bamboo Pens, Paper Pens||Easy||Easy|
|Folders||Cloth, Recycled Paper, Cardboard||Easy||Easy|
|Sugar/ Coffee Sachets||Loose Coffee/ Vending Machine coffee; Loose Sugar if possible||Easy to Moderate||Easy to Moderate|
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