Unilever is addressing its plastic usage problem. Consumer goods producer Unilever will halve the 700,000 tons of new plastic it uses annually.
By emphasizing repairability, reusability, quality and social causes, Patagonia is setting the pace for Corporate Social Responsibility.
Irish Teen Removes Microplastics from Water. Removing microplastics from water is a colossal challenge, but thankfully, a new solution is here.
This new solution comes from teenager and winner of Google’s Science Fair contest, Fiann Ferreira. Both practical and highly effective, Ferreira’s microplastic harvesting method is exactly what our planet needs.
According to a recent scientific study, microplastics are causing worms to lose weight. This finding worries us at OkStraw Paper Straws, because it’s devastating news. If we want to ensure a stable food supply, then we have to tackle our microplastic problem.
Prague Bans Plastic Straws. Starting on May 1st, 2019, Prague no longer allows single-use plastics at music festivals hosted in the city.
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The Trump administration just ordered a government agency to stop predicting climate change impact on the U.S. in their research work.
The Ocean Cleanup just relaunched its new plastic harvesting device on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and it’s already showing great results.
OkStraw Paper Straws will be presenting at Comida Expo San Diego from October 26-27th, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, located at Booth 312.
The Italian island of Capri banned single-use plastics, including bans on plastic straws. Business and tourists must use biodegradable alternatives.
San Francisco-based bubble tea franchise Boba Guy announces they decided to switch from plastic to bamboo fiber straws.
Union City, California’s City Council unanimously passed a full ban on plastic straws, taking effect Jan 1. 2020.