Curious.earth on location in Taiwan
by Joe Stratton
What's Going On Here?
At a time when many of us are trying our best to reduce our environmental footprint, it can be both uplifting, as well as disheartening, to learn about the sustainability efforts of other countries. Some are doing a fantastic job of setting ambitious targets, whilst others appear to be lagging behind.
What Does This Mean?
Single-use productsThese are EVERYWHERE. Perhaps most shocking is the use of single-use paper and plastic in restaurants. In smaller food outlets, when sitting inside, you receive your food in a throwaway bowl, with single-use chopsticks and spoons.
Fun Fact - Taiwanese rubbish collection involves playing a loud cheery tune outside every house to encourage people to bring their rubbish out – and it seems to work!
Travelling can be tough whilst trying to reduce your carbon footprint, but when you do it is important to be perceptive and understand the sustainability situation where you are - it can really help to give some perspective and frame your situation at home. If you are thinking of off-setting your carbon for flights, check out our Guide to Carbon Offsetting
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