# plastic

If you like the Earth, then you shouldn’t put a plastic ring on it
This company is making major strides to reduce plastic waste
It is estimated that more than 500 million single-use plastic straws are used and thrown away every day in the United States
But what alternative materials will be tested?
The chain is keeping its word on using more sustainable packaging
Researchers revealed a calculated global average of 10.4 plastic particles per liter of bottled water
‘You can use steel products, or edible straws… or maybe you just don’t need to use straws at all’
Both chains are working to cut unnecessary and non-recyclable waste
The proposed “latte levy” would add a 34-cent tax to every disposable coffee cup sold