Plastic Straws—You’re Not Welcome

March 2, 2018
via @pixabay

No more single-use plastic straws, stirrers, or cutlery! That’s right. Many environmental groups have been talking about the negative impact of straws and other plastic cutlery, but one city is taking things one step further: Malibu, California, is banning them altogether.

Malibu’s mayor said it was a step toward keeping its oceans and beaches clean. Is there an alternative? Well sure! Straws and cutlery that are made from paper, bamboo, and wood are a much better substitute, say city officials.

What single-use items do you use that you could replace with a more environmentally friendly option? We use reusable water bottles here at Xyza!


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