Discover and share stories

of adventure, connection, and change making.

9 people think this is good

Do you know how many trees are chopped down to make chopsticks in China every year? 3.8 million...

Doris Yee

According to statistics from the Forestry Administration, China produced 57 billion pairs of disposable wooden chopsticks in 2009 alone. The large-scale production of disposable chopsticks required wood from 3.8 million trees... Restaurants and people at home need to think twice about where chopsticks come from and to start thinking what's reusable.

Continue to



  1. {{}}
  1. {{fields.video_link.url}}

Ready to post! You’ve uploaded the maximum number of images.

Your video is ready to post!

Oops! Nice pic, but it’s just not our (file) type. Please try uploading a .jpg or .png image.

Well, this is embarrassing. Something went wrong when posting your comment. Care to try again?

That image is too large. Maximum size is 6MB.

Please enter a valid URL from YouTube or Vimeo.

Embedding has been disabled for this video.


Posting comment...