Or Is It A Foon?

This one's for you, Single Gal:
I believe children can tell us how to care for the earth," Jefferts Schori said in her sermon. She then proceeded to illustrate ways to care for the earth by showing items that can help the environment: re-usable grocery bags; long-lasting light bulbs; re useable water bottles; and a spork...
--Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori, during an Earth Day observance.

The other things I get. How can a spork help?