Using pineapple leaves to make organic straws that replace paper and plastic straws
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- Plastic straws add to the growing heaps of landfills and choke aquatic animals when they end up in the sea or any other large water body.
- Paper straws are good for the environment but they tear apart as you use them. The design is not very human.
- A plant-based straw could fix both problems by being tougher and easily disposable without cost to the planet.
MICHAEL JAMES OWEN, in Adhesion Science and Engineering, 2002
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