However there is one big hurdle...cost!

Sustainable products are often more expensive than the plastic version. Bonaire needs smart solutions and investment in research to identify whether it is best to encourage single-use products made from natural materials, or wider use of reusable products on our island. 

Plastic forks

bought in Bonaire cost US$0.01 each.

Wooden forks

typically 4 times as expensive and not widely available on Bonaire.