Even as clean energy alternatives are on the horizon, Big Oil isn’t ready to let us kick our fossil fuel habit so quickly.

These greedy, corrupt corporations needed another way to make money from squeezing every drop of oil out of our planet, so they turned to plastic as the next big source of revenue for their filthy schemes. Studies predict that by 2050, plastics will account for about 20% of total oil consumption, up from around 8% in 2019. (Source: Waterkeeper Alliance,

Plastic Free Toolkit by Green America

Everything You Need To Know About Single-Use Plastic Bans And Plastic Bag Recycling by October 29, 2021)

Lend Me A Plate – A volunteer project by SOMRA (Southern Oregon Master Recyclers in Action) Lend Me A Plate (LMAP) provides an alternative to the use of paper, plastic, and styrofoam products at events such as weddings, reunions, meetings, parties, or memorials, whether in a public or private setting. LMAP’s service is free of charge to Ashland and Talent residents.