#Straws

  • Feature: 5 Plastic Alternatives Doing More Harm Than Good — and What to Use Instead

    5 Plastic Alternatives Doing More Harm Than Good — and What to Use Instead

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 9, 2019

    “It’s dangerous for us to continue to have a single-use mentality.” Read more

  • Article: Plastic Straws and Cotton Buds Could Be Banned in Britain by Next Year

    Plastic Straws and Cotton Buds Could Be Banned in Britain by Next Year

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 22, 2018

    England alone uses 4.7 billion plastic straws and 1.8 billion plastic-stemmed cotton buds each year. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Straw Bans Can be a Burden for People with Disabilities

    Plastic Straw Bans Can be a Burden for People with Disabilities

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 31, 2018

    The world is cracking down on plastic straws — but there's a reason we should stop and think. Read more

  • Article: 5 Easy Ways to Make This Your Most Sustainable Summer Ever

    5 Easy Ways to Make This Your Most Sustainable Summer Ever

    By Jasper Lo|July 20, 2018

    These easy changes mean more guilt-free fun this summer. Read more

  • Article: Hyatt Will Scrap Plastic Straws at 700 Hotels Around the World

    Hyatt Will Scrap Plastic Straws at 700 Hotels Around the World

    By Jasper Lo|July 10, 2018

    Hyatt Hotels join a growing list of Fortune 500 companies that have banned plastic straws. Read more

  • Article: Starbucks Is Ditching Plastic Straws in All of Its Stores

    Starbucks Is Ditching Plastic Straws in All of Its Stores

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 9, 2018

    It will eliminate 1 billion straws from the global supply chain every year. Read more

  • Article: Help Save the Oceans With These 7 Alternatives to Plastic Straws

    Help Save the Oceans With These 7 Alternatives to Plastic Straws

    By Erica SanchezJoe McCarthy  and  Jana Sepehr|July 10, 2017

    “It’s not that hard to give up straws.” Read more

  • Article: Why You Should Not Use Plastic Straws If You Don’t Need To

    Why You Should Not Use Plastic Straws If You Don’t Need To

    By Joe McCarthy|June 27, 2017

    It’s not as hard as you think. Read more