#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: There's a Problem With Outright Banning Plastic Straws

    There's a Problem With Outright Banning Plastic Straws

    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 Tips to Make This Your Most Sustainable Summer Yet

    5 Tips to Make This Your Most Sustainable Summer Yet

    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: 7 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Plastic Straws to Help Save the Oceans

    7 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Plastic Straws to Help Save the Oceans

    By Erica SanchezJana Sepehr  and  Joe McCarthy|July 10, 2017

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

  • Article: Why You Should Probably Never Use a Plastic Straw Again

    Why You Should Probably Never Use a Plastic Straw Again

    By Joe McCarthy|June 27, 2017

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