Plastic drinking straws have come under fire for the lasting impact they have on the marine environment. Photo: Reuters Plastic drinking straws have come under fire for the lasting impact they have on the marine environment. Photo: Reuters
Plastic drinking straws have come under fire for the lasting impact they have on the marine environment. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo hotel plans to ditch plastic straws in favour of newly-developed wooden alternative

  • The new disposable straws are made by curling thin slices of timber obtained from forest thinning operations in domestic plantations

Topic |   Japan
Plastic drinking straws have come under fire for the lasting impact they have on the marine environment. Photo: Reuters Plastic drinking straws have come under fire for the lasting impact they have on the marine environment. Photo: Reuters
Plastic drinking straws have come under fire for the lasting impact they have on the marine environment. Photo: Reuters
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