Bio Straw

Brands and government policies ban or phase out traditional plastic straws

Implications - With brands and certain governments increasingly focusing on the impact of their waste-related policies, along with consumer lifestyle habits related to excess consumption, a step many are taking is to phase out plastic straws – whether through the use of new materials, or banning them entirely. This shift comes as sustainable consumption is increasingly considered to be a cyclical concept in which the consumer, big businesses, and government policies all bear responsibility
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Edible Drinking Straws - Loliware's 'Lolistraw' Can Be Eaten or Composted After Use
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This Year and V. Hot 1,125 Clicks Pub: Dec 5, 17
Edible Drinking Straws
Loliware's 'Lolistraw' Can Be Eaten or Composted After Use
The ‘Lolistraw’ is a new invention from Loliware, which produces edible cups made from a fruit leather-like material. As its name suggests, Lolistraw is now aiming to tackle the many... [More]
Paper Fast Food Straws - UK McDonald's Straws Will Be Swapped for Eco-Friendly Alternatives
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Recent and Hot 101 Clicks Pub: Jun 19, 18
Paper Fast Food Straws
UK McDonald's Straws Will Be Swapped for Eco-Friendly Alternatives
In an effort to reduce plastic pollution in the United Kingdom and Ireland, it’s reported that McDonald’s straws will be swapped for paper alternatives. Louise Edge, a campaigner with... [More]
Collapsible Reusable Straws - The Finalstraw is Sustainable and Convenient
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This Quarter and Warm 291 Clicks Pub: Apr 26, 18
Collapsible Reusable Straws
The Finalstraw is Sustainable and Convenient
Small but sustainable gestures can impact the environment in a massive way, which is why innovations like the Finalstraw are shaking up the beverage industry. The small device serves as a perfect... [More]
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