There has been a move in restaurants and retail stores including Starbucks to reconsider using any plastic straws. Also Marriot Hotels. And Salamander. And Mo’s coffee shop in Lovettsville.
Several years ago a marine biologist posted a video of a sea turtle off the Costa Rica’s coast with a plastic straw stuck up its nose. They used pliers to extract the straw. 31 Million have since seen the painful procedure – . The reaction has been outrage and a correlative drive to ban plastic straws. Continue reading