Eliminating Straws Is About The Stupidest Thing Starbucks Can Do For The Planet

Starbucks will transition from customary plastic straws to paper or compostable straws and change beverage lids from the traditional flat, plastic lids to lids with a raised lip.

This week, Starbucks, not to be outdone in the eco-woke competition, announced it will ban all plastic straws in their stores to combat ocean pollution. According to news reports, Starbucks will transition from customary plastic straws to paper or compostable straws and change beverage lids from the traditional flat, plastic lids to lids with a raised lip. One news article called these new lids an “adult sippy cup,” which seems fitting for an increasingly infantilized American public.

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