Nationwide Movement Looks To Replace Plastic Straws With Environmentally-Friendly OptionsStriking out plastic straws. It's a nationwide movement that's looking to replace plastic straws at businesses with more environmentally-friendly options.
Disney Announces Plan To Eliminate Plastic Straws, StirrersThe Walt Disney Co. has announced it will stop using single-use plastic straws and plastic stirrers at all of its locations.
Marriott Hotels Eliminating Plastic Straws By 2019Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next year.
Plastic Straw Bans Upsetting People With DisabilitiesPeople with disabilities fear that growing efforts to ban plastic straws will limit accessibility at restaurants, on airplanes and at other service establishments.
American Airlines Latest Company Getting Rid Of Plastic StrawsAmerican Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and drink stirs and replace them with biodegradable alternatives.
Starbucks, Citing Environment, To Stop Offering Plastic Straws By 2020The company will become the largest food and beverage company operating globally to ban plastic straws from all of its stores.
McDonald's To Switch To Paper Straws In U.K., IrelandMcDonald's said Friday it will test an alternative to plastic straws in some of its U.S. restaurants later this year.
McDonald's Not Ready To Let Go Of Plastic StrawsMcDonald's isn't ready to stop offering plastic straws, despite environmental concerns.
Starbucks Recalls Steel Straws After Cuts ReportedStarbucks is recalling stainless steel straws that it sold in its stores and online after three reports of children suffering "mouth lacerations" while using them. Starbucks said that children should not use the straws.