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Paper straws?

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Paper straws?

Has anyone noticed the use of paper straws instead of the plastic ones? If so where? Many beach communities around the World are starting to make this change. Some are stopping the use of straws period. I hate to see plastic straws, cups, bottles (or any trash) on the beautiful Grace Bay beach. Hope everyone leaves the beach cleaner than they found it. Peace.

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1. Re: Paper straws?

How about additional have fines for people not picking up after themselves? It takes more than just paper straws

Maybe with both biodegradable plus fines we get somewhere

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2. Re: Paper straws?

Hemingways at The Sands is a 'No Straw Restaurant." Bravo!

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3. Re: Paper straws?

'Somewhere' at Coral Gardens had a write up on their menu about getting rid of plastic straws. But, my drink came with a plastic straw! This was about 5/6 wks ago.

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Congrats to Hemingways!!!

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5. Re: Paper straws?

And....how hard is it to travel with sports water bottles and refill them with gallon containers?

And...the grocery bags that pack flat versus the plastic bags you see all over the beach.

Easy enough to do these environmentally friendly practices.

We even use the six pack canvas wine bags from home when visiting the Wine Cellars or IGA.

Reduces so much plastic trash.

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6. Re: Paper straws?

Anyone see the whale that died and plastic bags were found inside of it. Scientists say it probably mistaken the bags for squid. It’s horrible what we do to our Earth.

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7. Re: Paper straws?

Straws, while we are on the subject. Ever see a sea Turtle with a straw inhaled & stuck in its nostril? I have & and my sea Turtle friend doesn't need it for snorkeling. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2J2qdOrW44 . Dr. Jim

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9. Re: Paper straws?

The point of the post was about beach garbage and could maybe paper straws help to reduce the non-biodegradable waste that ends up on Grace Bay beach. I've never noticed trash consisting of bacon or cow on the beach.

Starfish, Do you love paper straws as well or do they HAVE to be plastic?

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