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Do you know how many trees are chopped down to make chopsticks in China every year? 3.8 million...

Doris Yee

According to statistics from the Forestry Administration, China produced 57 billion pairs of disposable wooden chopsticks in 2009 alone. The large-scale production of disposable chopsticks required wood from 3.8 million trees... Restaurants and people at home need to think twice about where chopsticks come from and to start thinking what's reusable.

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