The facts about plastic straws
Not surprisingly, plastic straws are one of the most common items found on beaches all over the world. These straws are manufactured from polypropylene, a by-product of petroleum which requires a large amount of energy and natural resources to extract and refine. Plastic straws may be used for only a few minutes, b...
Is it the end of the plastic straw as we know it?
By Andy Probert
Published: February 26, 2018
The backlash against the plastic straw is on, with cities across the world banning the scourge and manufacturers scrambling for options.
And with plastic waste set to weigh more than fish in our seas globally by 2050, the focus on...