Eco-friendly straws include those made from bamboo, metal, glass, green grass and rice flour. Many young people are popularising the use of the eco-friendly straws and sharing information on their Facebook pages. Last month, images and information about rice flour straws, for instance, were shared widely on Facebook, with many people showing interest. Many coffee chains in the country have ordered the rice flour straws, he said. Around 43,000 plastic straws were picked up around beaches and waterways all over the world in a 2017 international coastal cleanup.
Source: Viet Nam News March 12, 2019 00:56 UTC