There is no question that plastic straws have a devastating impact on the environment. A single-use product, more than 500 million plastic straws are discarded every day in the U.S.
Breaking down into tiny pieces over time, plastic straws find their way into landfill and oceans, persisting in the environment for several lifetimes.
With retailers such as Woolworths joining the anti-plastic straw movement, there is a growing market for alternatives to plastic. Apart from refusing straws at restaurants, you can also replace plastic straws in your own home with eco-friendly alternatives.
Here, we’ve rounded up six stylish options to consider.
This article originally appeared on Better Homes and Gardens.
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