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The Reality of Reusable Plastics

The “correct” use of melamine foodware requires that the dish not be heated above 160 degrees. When food is served on melamine plates there is relatively low cross contamination from the plate to the food. However, once you put that plate in the microwave, you’re immediately pushing past that safety zone.

Take action to stop the plastic pollution problem in New Jersey

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We have to reduce the volume of waste that ends up in landfills, incinerators and the ocean.

The solution is to hold plastics manufacturers responsible for the entire lifecycle of the products they create, including their disposal. Did you know only 6% of plastic gets recycled nationwide


ReThink Disposable Goes National!

Clean Water Fund’s ReThink Disposable program has been awarded a NOAA Marine Debris Pollution Prevention Grant to launch ReThink Disposable in 6 of our Clean Water Action offices along the East Coast and the Great Lakes.

Break Bread with ReThink Disposable

April 27, 2023 | Virtual
Whether you are a restaurant interested in reusable foodware, an NGO engaging with restaurants, civil entity promoting reuse, or concerned individual, you're invited to join our ReThink Disposable team for a monthly open and virtual office hour chat!