All over the world, we're breathing plastic.
Fish nurseries near Hawaii contain higher concentrations of plastic than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and baby fish are mistaking this trash for food.
Morrisons is the latest supermarket to trial reverse vending machines, encouraging shoppers to feed in empty bottles in exchange for store credit.
All the plastic waste collected will be recycled and used to build stronger roads.
The bill would prevent any local government from banning the straws until at least 2024.
Is plastic food packaging the next thing millennials are going to kill?
“One particularly hot day as we were churning through iced drinks to stay cool, we decided to turn scrap tubing into titanium drinking straws.”
The catch: They’ll still have SOME straws (if you ask nicely).
Which seems at odds with its tree-hugging agenda.
“I can survive not having a straw. I think most people can cut down on single-use plastics like straws,” says the author of California's anti-straw bill.