• There's a major problem with banning plastic straws - and it could alienate and endanger people with disabilities

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Proposed bans on plastic straws have gained momentum across the country.
    Though it may be good for the environment, it can be bad in other ways.
    Banning plastic straws places an enormous burden on people living with disabilities .
    People with disabilities are speaking out on Twitter and in the media about why an all-out straw ban isn't the answer.
    From specific companies to entire cities, proposed bans on plastic straws have been making major headway.
    According to an article from National Geographic earlier this year, Americans use 500 million plastic straws per day.
    Though they've been a...
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