Single Use Plastics (SUP) and the introduction of Paper Straws
- A paper straw is generally 4 times more expensive that a plastic straw.
- A UK manufactured paper straw is 25-30% more expensive than a Chinese manufactured straw.
- A paper straw is probably the only packaging product designed to go in your mouth. (Surely you would want to know that it was all food grade approved.)
- 4.7 billion Straws are used in the UK every year.