Plastic Cups, Circa 2023 Informal fundraising lunches. Business dinners hosted in the office. Group get-togethers with cocktails and snacks. Chances are you’ve been to at least one of these functions. You slap on a name tag and wade into the crowd, chatting, perhaps making some new connections and becoming thoroughly inspired by the speaker. Or you enter and see no one you know, later nodding off after the artfully arranged dessert but during the way-too-long program. These things happen. You know what else probably happens? You’re probably awash in plastic. And I don’t mean the microplastics that are unseen and…
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