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Reusable forks Green Forest

Spanish supermarket, Mercadona, has repackaged single-use plastic forks as reusable and covered them in green branding, ‘Bosque Verde’ (Green Forest). These forks are also made of polystyrene, a type of plastic which is practically impossible to recycle. They are identical in design to single-use plastic forks and the eco-branding is used here purely as a marketing tactic.

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