War on plastic

Author: cathy tully

We’ve all seen the media storm surrounding plastic consumption and the damage our over-use of plastic is having on the environment. One of the first products highlighted in the media was single-use plastic straws, and as a result their use is decreasing daily and the movement to eliminate them altogether is incredibly strong. Of course, the plastic problem goes far beyond just straws; “We look at straws as one of the gateway issues to help people start thinking about the global plastic pollution problem,” Plastic Pollution Coalition CEO, Dianna Cohen, told Business Insider. “They’ve been designed to be used for a very short amount of time and Read More …