drinking straw mining

  • Stop Drinking Out of Starbucks' Metal Straws - Gizmodo

    Starbucks sold the straws both on their own and as part of a reusable steel cup. They come in two sizes—Grande, a 9.5 inch straw, and Venti, 10.4 inches—both of which are being recalled as ...

  • California bill would jail people for handing out straws ...

    California bill would jail people for handing out straws. It may be based on a child's research. The majority leader of the California State Assembly has introduced a bill that would, as written, impose jail sentences of up to six months if a restaurant worker hands out a single unsolicited plastic straw. Ian Calderon, D,...

  • The Great Debate: Plastic vs. Paper Drinking Straws

    The latest item to make headlines is the humble straw. Plastic drinking straws are ubiquitous, but they may soon take a backseat to paper drinking straws. A series of highly publicized California rulings has sparked a growing movement to ban plastic drinking straws in the United States, with proponents citing environmental concerns.

  • Metal drinking straw fatally impales woman in England

    Jul 09, 2019 · Metal drinking straw fatally impales woman through her eye after fall. Elena Struthers-Gardner, 60, who was known as 'Lena,' suffered brain injuries in the accident at her home in England.