Starbucks announced last week that it plans to stop plastic straws in all stores by 2020, calling it "a response to the plastic waste crisis." In addition to coffee giant Starbucks, at least seven companies plan to abandon plastic straws to reduce waste and save turtles.
As of 2016, there are at least 150 million tons of plastic in the ocean. Starbucks estimates that after launching the current plan, more than 1 billion plastic straws will be used by 28,000 stores nationwide each year.
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When Starbucks announced that it would reduce the waste generated by plastic straws, the company would replace the existing cold drink straws with recyclable plastic cup lids. If you ask for a straw when you drink Frappuccino, use a straw made of paper or compostable plastic instead.
At a press conference, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts announced that plastic straws will only be available upon request from September 1. Hyatt also said that it will provide an "environmental protection plan" to replace other products, but did not give a clear explanation.
3. Hilton Hotel
According to Hilton's plan, the Group's 650 hotels will retire plastic straws in 2018 to achieve the goal of halving their environmental footprint by 2030. Hilton said it can provide straws on request, but paper straws
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4. British Marriott
According to the BBC, in February 2018, Marriott International said that more than 60 British hotels would abandon plastic straws. Marriott said it will offer alternatives, such as biodegradable straws or paper straws at the customer's request.
5. American Airlines
American Airlines, like Starbucks and Hyatt, announced that it will completely retire plastic straws by November. Bio-degradable products will be used on company flights instead of plastic straws.
6. Alaska Airlines
According to the Associated Press, Alaska Airlines announced in May that it would replace the plastic straws "a sustainable product that protects the ocean" this summer.
7. Ocean Entertainment Company
Ocean Entertainment has announced that as part of its "Protection of Animals and Habitats Program", disposable plastic straws and plastic bags will be discontinued in all of the company's 12 theme parks. The company notice did not propose to use other sustainable materials instead.
8. Royal Caribbean
Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean said all 50 of its cruise ships would be decommissioning plastic straws by 2019. Paper straws are available upon request.
In addition to some companies planning to ban plastic straws, many cities in different countries have introduced plastic straw bans, saying they will impose fines on non-compliance agencies. Similar policies have been introduced in cities such as Miami Beach, Seattle, Oakland, and Berkeley.
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