It is a paradox that for the whole life one does so many things for his children, but never cares to protect the environment which the same children are going to inherit.
This is a great point. I think the same thing. Why don't we do a better job of protecting the earth for our children?
We should petition for McDonalds & other fast food chain as well. They probably consumed 100x more straws worldwide.
Yes! We should petition to all the major fast food chains to reduce plastic straws.
All fast food chains should be petition.
How's about we just go back to using paper straws? It is impractical to try to ban straws for a myriad of reasons, not the least of which is health.
gud idea to a certain degree. I dont use straws
Thanks for your comment Timonthy! We think to solve the problem of single-use plastic non-recyclable straws entering landfills and oceans, one way is to support alternatives like paper straws. Thanks!
Please get California Pizza Kitchen on the next petition! Tell them to stop serving plastic cups with plastic lids and plastic straws to every single kid that eats there. Disgrace to Mother Earth!
Great idea! We decided to start with Applebee's as they are the largest sit-down restaurant chain in the nation. We hope with your great support, and others who have signed the petition, we can reach large sit-down chains like California Pizza Kitchen!
we're so close, we need only a thousand more!
Please share with your network!
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.
That's exactly what I thought!
I pick up straws from the beach across the road from where I live every day - they are everywhere!
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
At least use paper straws
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.
Drinking from straws gives you mouth wrinkles. If you don't have any concern for environmental issues, hopefully you are still vain enough to not ask for a straw at Applebee's when the policy is passed.
This is the best comment I've seen on Causes yet!
Thanks! It's my first time!!!! Haha
hehe another reason not to use straws!!