We had recently changed to using paper straws after seeing stories and photos online of the damage to the environment, including some poor sea creatures, caused by plastic in the sea. The extra cost of paper ones is a small sacrifice to the alternative of damaging the beautiful environment.
I’m sure some customers will chose not to use a straw at all once we have promoted our reasons for not using plastic ones, so that could help balance the extra cost. Hopefully, as the demand for paper straws increases, it will bring down the cost which in turn will encourage more businesses to stop using plastic ones.
We decided to join the campaign to help promote the idea that on the whole straws are pretty pointless and clearly help to damage the environment so why not stop using them?
The Coffee Bean Restaurant
32 Coinagehall Street, Helston TR13 8EQ
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