Does the Ban on Straws Really Suck? The world is now struggling to rid the world of Plastic Straws and its plastic pollution hangover. We Have the Solution.
Corporations, municipalities, and national government entities are proposing and implementing bans on plastic straws. The world is struggling over this. We can’t be without straws!
At the beginning of July 2018, Seattle became the largest U.S. city to ban plastic straws. On January 1st 2019 Washington DC banned them too. Those aren’t the only places. By 2020 Starbucks, McDonald’s, Alaska Air, are among companies that are phasing plastic straws out. Groups globally are responding to public outcry demanding action against a product that, is harming the world’s oceans and grounds.
Try to wrap your head around this static, in the U.S. alone, it is estimated that 500 million straws are used every single day. Can you imagine how many potential customers that can reach, One study published earlier this year estimated as many as 8.3 billion plastic straws pollute the world’s beaches.
But have no fear because ITP has the solution. Metal and Glass and Silicone Straws are now all the rage. Straws that environmentally conscious businesses can buy with bonus points for spreading and keeping their brand top of mind to their potential customers for years to come, what they lack in disposability of paper and plastic they quadruple the benefit of their great ability to be branded and remain with a consumer top of mind for years. But lets learn a little about the straw.