Biodegradable Dishes in Muharram

Biodegradable  Dishes in  MuharramBiodegradable  Dishes in  Muharram

The Tehran Waste Management Organization is supplying biodegradable cutlery in exchange for plastic ones in efforts to curb the excessive use of plastic cups and plates during the mourning month of Muharram - that marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia Imam. “The organization is also placing blue containers at all mosques and places that serve votive foods and drinks for people to dispense the polymer dishes,” said its CEO, Hossein Jafari. Free food and beverages are offered to mourners and people on the streets and in mosques during the period when the use of plastic dishes surges threefold, ISNA reported.