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Why the hospitality industry should make the switch to bamboo straws

Why the hospitality industry should make the switch to bamboo straws

Since the plastic straw has been invented, people seem to have developed a serious straw addiction. In Australia, it is estimated that an an average Pub uses close to 100,000 plastic straws every year and the War on Waste team (LINK) roughly estimated that 10 million straws are being used every single day in Australia. More so, in the US, it is even estimated that 500 million plastic straws are used and discarded every single day.

Taking this into account, there are venues throughout Australia that are beginning to realise that these straws end up in our oceans, landfills and waterways polluting our environment and some have already started  to phase out non-reusable plastic straws to offer more eco-friendly reusable straw alternatives, such as steel, glass and bamboo straws.

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