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The restaurant Blaze Pizza doesn't even offer straws. Instead they have lids that you sip from. Yup, that's right, adult sippie cups. And it is still difficult to get much out when there's a lot of ice.
Long ago in a country far away, we grew up only knowing straws made of waxed paper. Yes, they weren't perfect but at least we did not pollute the environment with plastic. I look forward to their return when we finally come to our senses and ban plastic straws forever!
If Google Translate's any help...I'm not talking about bottles (who drinks out of a bottle with a straw??) - I'm talking about these cardboard cups you get at fast-food restaurants, which are so flimsy you need the plastic lid to re-enforce them.
What I want to know is, how does that plastic straw get from my home to the ocean? I throw them in the recycling bin at home or in the trash if I'm out and about. I live 4 hours drive from the ocean and I know my trash goes to a land fill. Who digs through my trash, finds any straw that might be in there and then takes them on a long drive to toss them in the ocean?
How about wax paper straws near the ocean and those of us far from the sea can still have plastic?
And bring back the damn incandescent light bulb while you are at it.