“Be Straw Free” Founder Opposes Banning Straws

Be Straw Free founder Milo Cress was 9 years old who convinced a local restaurant owner in his new hometown of Burlington, Vermont to not bring straws out with every order. In fact, while he was a kid he did some research and concluded that Americans use up to 500 million straws a day. According…

Plastic Straw Bans Across America

About a week ago, Tucker Carlson interviewed Dune Ives who heads the environmentalist group Lonely Whale on his Fox News show. Ives’s group supports the ban on plastic products and also claims that the US sends its garbage to other countries to deal with. Ives is referring to our recyclable products which we are no…

Santa Barbara, CA Enacts Straw Ban With Fines and Jail Time

Last week, Santa Barbara, California has enacted a ban on plastic straws from being handed out to customers of restaurants, bars, and other food service businesses that operate in the city unless the customer requests them. The ordinance was enacted in response to the heightened amount of plastic ocean pollution propaganda furthered by environmentalists. Greg…

Plastic Straw Myths

ReasonTV points out the claim that Americans use 500 million plastic straws daily is based on a nine-year-old’s school project, that only 1 percent of plastic pollution comes from the US and an even tinier amount of that pollution are plastic straws. The effort afoot to ban plastic straws is a campaign by moral busy-bodies…