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Do you save plasticwear?

When you get take out and they give you plastic silverwear do you reuse it or throw it away? I wash and reuse ours til they break and I just wondered what other people do.

 
MooNFaeRie30

Asked by MooNFaeRie30 at 6:06 AM on Aug. 5, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • If I get them, I don't use them right away, we'll use regular silver wear. But I save them for the kid's lunches. I like the spoons especially because I often send yogurt.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 11:42 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Here's a bump for your question so that it might stay at the top....
    sherribeare

    Answer by sherribeare at 6:10 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • i do, i dont have money to keep buying. why buy if its reusable, right?
    fefe87

    Answer by fefe87 at 6:33 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • it depends I would say 50/50 what ever I save goes in our camper.
    justgrape723

    Answer by justgrape723 at 7:31 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • If it's still good we wash and reuse till it breaks. Waste not want not i always say.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 7:45 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • I toss it.
    sherribeare

    Answer by sherribeare at 6:09 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • We have utensils at home and rarely get takeout, we eat chinese takeout with our own chopsticks and other than that only order pizza) Reusing the utensils is something we never do, because there's no point if you use your own stock. I even send my husband with a real spoon orfork in his lunch and he just has to bring it back with the tupperware to be washed.
    Friskitriski

    Answer by Friskitriski at 6:45 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • I toss it, but I usually tell them I don't need any when I pick up the food anyway
    FeelinYummy

    Answer by FeelinYummy at 7:13 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • Well, we wash it and reuse it. We burn our trash & it doesn't burn all that well plus when we have huge family get togethers anywhere I always have plastic to use. While it might not be the best for the earth to burn our trash it certainly isn't the best to toss plastic silverware into the trash either. We recycle everything we can so it doesn't go into the landfill anyway and then when the barrel is full we dump it into our garden.
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 8:31 AM on Aug. 5, 2010

  • reuse it . . recycle yay
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 7:55 AM on Aug. 7, 2010

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