How Plastic Straws Took Over the World

At the beginning of July 2018, Seattle became the largest U.S. city to ban plastic straws. They’re not alone. Starbucks plans to phase out plastic straws by 2020. McDonald’s recently announced it will ban plastic straws at its U.K. and Ireland restaurants. Bon Appétit Management, a food service company with 1,000 U.S. locations, announced last May it will phase out plastic straws. Alaska [...]


You’re Eating Plastic in Every Bite of This Food, New Research Finds

There have been several food recalls lately because of traces of plastic in some foods. For instance, almost 60,000 pounds of Pilgrim's Pride chicken nuggets were recalled back in June because they may contain plastic. But scientists have even found plastic in things that haven't been recalled. Take protein powder, for instance (even organic brands!). And a brand new study has uncovered seafood [...]

2020-09-08T22:21:38+00:00plastic waste|

Paper Straws: Are They Really Better Than Plastic For Our Environment?

All around the planet, companies and also people everywhere are switching to paper straws as opposed to plastic, picking paper over plastic as an environment-friendly option. Not long ago, Starbucks announced it would get rid of plastic straws in all places by 2020. Seattle ended up being the largest U.S. city to prohibit plastic straws in July 2018. McDonald's has switched to paper [...]

2020-09-08T22:52:51+00:00Paper Straws|

The Many Benefits of Buying Paper Straws in Bulk

Are you a restaurant owner? Do you want to cut down your expenses and become a more environment-friendly business? Then a great way to start is by buying paper straws in bulk. A recent study revealed that around 8.3 billion plastic straws pollute beaches. These straws cause all sorts of ecological imbalance and issues for marine life. Thankfully, businesses like Starbucks are starting [...]

2020-09-08T22:54:25+00:00Paper Straws|

Creating Green Restaurants: Eco-Friendly Practices You Should Follow

Did you know that 35% of consumers are willing to spend 25% more on sustainable products? As time goes on, more and more people are looking to dine at green restaurants. People want to eat at locations that not only offer great food but are friendly to the environment. Below we'll review some of the ways you can have a more eco-friendly restaurant. Reduce Water Waste [...]


7 Reasons to Choose Paper Straws Over Plastic

With the current trend towards "going green" and being more environmentally friendly, a lot of companies are trying to ditch plastic where they can. One area that sees a lot of plastic waste is disposable plastic straws for drinks in the restaurant industry. While some restaurants have stuck with their plastics, and others have nixed straws entirely from their menus, paper straws may [...]

2020-03-09T08:46:56+00:00Paper Straws|

Ada Restaurants: How to Make Your Restaurant Disability Friendly

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a disability that prevents you from enjoying some of the most basic things life has to offer? Well, if you haven't, now is the time to start.  61 million Americans have a disability. To make their lives easier, restaurants are asked to adapt their premises so every guest can enjoy their service.If [...]


Your Guide to Hosting an Eco-Friendly Wedding

77% of people want to live more sustainably. If you're one of these people and are getting married soon, then there are many ways in which you can make your big day more environmentally friendly. By following a few of these tips on your wedding day, you will help planet Earth! Here's how to plan an eco-friendly wedding. 1. Choose an Eco-Friendly Venue One [...]


Going Green: How to Create An Eco-Friendly Hotel

Are you an eco-traveler? Up to 87 percent of travelers say that they want to travel sustainably. Thankfully, if you want to explore the world, there are a growing number of Environmentally Friendly Hotels to stay for a night or more. Are you thinking about creating an environmentally friendly hotel? Or, maybe you only want to make your hotel greener? Here are the top [...]


Great Paper Straws Ready To Contend at Start-up MHK

Great Paper Straws, an organisation that generates Astraws ® brand paper straws, appreciates to reveal that they will most definitely be completing at StartUp MHK, an organisation opponents in Manhattan, Kansas. The rivals is held every fall, together with welcomes challengers to pitch their options together with concepts to a panel of licensed along with similarly connected courts to complete for the possibility [...]


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