EU Bans Single Use Plastics

By 2021 single-use plastic items such as straws, forks and knives and cotton swabs will be banned in the European Union, according to Reuters. However, what it really seems to do is up the efforts in the continent to somehow try to save Europe’s recycling industry which is on the verge of collapse like what…

The Environmentalist Bait-and-Switch

Last week Fox News host of “the story” Martha MacCallum interviews the Founder of Last Plastic Straw, Jackie Nunez on plastic straw bans. Notice Nunez initially denies that she supported outlawing straws and then says that every community should decide what they want, which is tantamount to banning straws. In the end Nunez doesn’t condemn…

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…

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…