The story of how plastic straws went from ubiquitous to utensil non grata is one of psychology, a well-timed turtle and the power of social media. There has also been minimal industry pushback.

Source: The Summer of Plastic-Straw Bans: How We Got There

Great to see so many places replace the plastic straw.  There are so many better options that won’t pollute the earth and oceans.  Stop using straws is a simple one that most of us can do immediately.   Start using Biogone’s quality paper straws is another good way.