January 15, 2019
Once you get past the initial “ick” factor — art made from used drinking straws? — you realize the idea is brilliant.
Every year, millions of plastic straws get thrown away, one by one, and far too many end up polluting our environment. Our oceans are filling with these toxic bits of plastic, and the impact on sea life and our planet’s water is undeniably worrisome. But who thinks of that when you drop one single, tiny straw into a trash can?