• Quartz

Even if the US never used a plastic straw again, it would barely make a dent


"A drop in the ocean" - Straws account for no more than 0.2% of US plastic waste

That doesn’t mean Starbucks is wrong to plan to ditch plastic straws by 2020: Research has proven that public awareness campaigns—when backed by science—guide overall behavior toward more sustainable consumption.

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