Plastic Pollution

Plastic Straw, Info & Facts

The Common, One-Time Use, Plastic, Destructive Straw

  • When looking at damage to the oceans and marine life, plastic straws are in the top 10 contributors.
  • Every day, the United States alone utilizes, and quickly disposes of, millions of plastic straws.  Over 500 million to be exact.
  • 99% of the drinking-straw market is detrimentally plastic straws.
  • Given their small and strange size, most machines used for recycling, cannot recycle, plastic straws.
  • The shores coastline has an estimated 500 million – 8 billion plastic straws, scattered around the planet, causing pollution and a mess to the planet, as well as damaging the quality of life of marine organisms.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *