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Flying strawless: why airlines around the globe have banned plastic straws

Flying strawless: why airlines around the globe have banned plastic straws

In case banning plastic straws on land in every Starbucks wasn’t exciting enough for you, the skies will soon be free of plastic straws as well. Many airlines including United AirlinesAlaskan Airlines and Virgin Australia are ditching their plastic straws in favour of bamboo straws and other biodegradable alternatives.

Why? Companies all over the world are starting to step up their commitment to sustainable alternatives. Airlines are jumping on board and closing the cabin door on plastic pollution in the environment.

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