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Plastic straws, scourge of oceans, meets its match – in seaweed straws

Plastic straws may seem harmless, but if everyone in your neighborhood threw away a plastic straw once a day for one week, you would all accumulate a lot of plastic waste. Straws don’t decompose, and seabirds and animals ingest plastic.  A startup called Loliware has designed “The Straw of the Future” – which is made of seaweed and breaks down in the water – to address this ecological nightmare.  The straws are even marketed as products that “look, feel, and act like plastic,” minus the pollution.  Read more....

 

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