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Lucy Smith
Lucy Smith

Years ago straws were made out of paper - i think they were lightly coated with wax or something similar. So, they would last as long as it took to finish your drink, and then binned. I'm sure they could be made environmentally friendly again.

Thomas Uhl
Thomas Uhl
  • Lucy Smith

That's exactly what I thought!

Susan Newton
Susan Newton

Also, how about banning Styrofoam to-go containers!

Kathryn Shearer
Kathryn Shearer

I pick up straws from the beach across the road from where I live every day - they are everywhere!

Jonathan Zaidman
Jonathan Zaidman
  • Kathryn Shearer

Thanks for doing that Kathryn, if you want to collect them and ship them to us we will be making a large plastic straw display to demonstrate the effect of these single-use products

Susan Meier
Susan Meier

At least use paper straws

Steve LeVine
Steve LeVine

Why don't we just ban all plastic straws from being manufactured? Make them out of recycled paper and coat them with food-grade wax. They should work just as well.

Eric Nau
Eric Nau

Shocking. That's all I need to say here about this news.

Jan Chandler
Jan Chandler

Agree with Eddie no packaging unless biodegradeable and with Lynda regarding straws only for those customers who really need them. We all benefit from everything we do to help the environment.

Deb Frame
Deb Frame

What ever happened to the paper straws. Or what ever happened to be able to drink without the aid of straws. I know the are essential in some medical situations. Not for yr can of coke tho.

Hillery Moise
Hillery Moise

If they gave us no straws would we not drink

Doug Franklin
Doug Franklin

Go back to Paper Straws - F*ck all this Plastic (research Plastic: Trash Island)

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