Reusable straws are something that I want you to add to your shopping list and have in your home. If you have children or just like to use straws buy several packs to have enough to go around between washes.
Amazing…I’m actually suggesting that you buy multiples of an item.
Waste Reduction Week states that Canadians throw away about 57 million single-use plastic straws every day, which is over 2 billion each year.
3 Really great reasons why NOT to buy plastic straws:
1. REUSABLE STRAWS DON’T CONTAIN POLYPROPYLENE/CARCINOGENICS
Yes, there are toxins in plastic straws. Polypropylene is considered to have a lower risk of toxins, But
there still are toxins in plastic straws.
2. REUSABLE STRAWS DON’T HARM WILD/MARINE LIFE
Sadly, this turtle had to get a straw removed from his nostril. Thank you to the marine biologist who had the patience and compassion to take care of this beautiful sea animal.
3. REUSABLE STRAWS ARE LONG LASTING
The Solution – switch to reusable straws. In Canada we can buy them in a variety of places online and in stores. You can buy them in:
Do your due diligence in checking out these products as well as others.
Also, read the reviews.
Make the change to have a healthier home
and a healthier planet for all!