They come in crazy, bendy, and color-changing varieties. And, while many people use them daily, their 20 minutes of convenience have major hidden consequences. I’m talking about drinking straws.
The waste sector permeates almost every aspect of our society, and its mismanagement can lead to serious problems. Worldwide, we generated 1.3 billion tons of waste in 2012, which accounted for about 5 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. This volume is project to rise to 2.2 billion tons by 2025, with most … Continue Reading ››