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German trains are getting rid of single-use plastics!

Seats on the inside of a train
Photo by Andrew Scofield / Unsplash

While I don't think I've ever been served food on a train, every time I get a meal on a plane I get a little annoyed thinking about all the waste. Everything is a single-use item, from the serving dishes to the plastic cups and utensils.

But Deutsche Bahn, Germany's main railway operator, said enough is enough. They're ditching the single-use items for high-quality porcelain and/or glass dishes, cups, and bowls for no additional fee.

Coffee tastes better in a porcelain mug anyways, and this way you can dine on a train in a more sustainable way.