The party’s over for plastic straws – Australia

Posted on July 24, 2018 by DrRossH in Plastic Straws

More companies have pledged to stop using plastic straws

Source: The party’s over for plastic straws

“We need to avoid companies switching to ‘biodegradable’ or ‘compostable’ plastic straws,” he said. “There is a growing concern that these type of straws are just as bad in the marine environment as normal plastic straws.”

This is a must.   Straw makers producing compostable PLA straws or oxodegradable straws should not be allowed to sell them at all.   They are just as bad as plastic straws, or worse as people use them thinking they are better!