Spending scarce resources on a separate collection system for material no one wants isn’t sensible.
Online jokes about plastic straws provide welcome comic relief.
If we want to protect the ocean from plastic, we need to think strategically.
Green activists are in the business of taking away choices.
Green groups fantasize about a world in which everything is virtuously recycled. They’re prepared to use other nations as refuse heaps in pursuit of that fantasy.
Causing real harm with no realistic chance of improving the world makes no sense.
Polluted waterways are one more reason not to litter. Rather than making this point, greens are demonizing plastic.
Politicians & 10-year-olds think banning drinking straws in rich nations will address improper garbage disposal in poor ones.
Peer-reviewed studies, published six months apart, produce wildly different estimates.