Some activists have touted reusable straws as eco-friendly, but many people in the disability community say plastic straw bans compromise their civil rights.
They'll make you rethink the things you throw away.
Twitter users wonder why Nunes doesn't consider government subsidies to his family farm socialism.
It kills millions of marine animals each year.
Our culture of busyness has created an unhealthful cycle that's also threatening the environment.
Customers at dine-in restaurants will have to ask for a plastic straw if they want one, according to a new law.
The company hopes to eliminate more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers from its parks and other locations annually.
Compostable products still end up in landfills, where they do not break down any faster than regular plastic.
The airline's lounges will soon feature compostable straws and bamboo stir sticks.
The coffee company will instead provide recyclable, strawless lids and straws made from alternative materials.
The ban there marks a major milestone in the movement against disposable plastics.
Banning plastic straws entirely hurts people with disabilities.