Do we really need plastic straws? This is what could be decided. The House Bill 1143 is set to be debated Feb. 11 before the House Energy and Environment committee. The bill would not allow restaurants to give people plastic straws unless a customer asks for one. Maybe we just use paper straws that dissolve. Then we have to think about the trees.

If you remember back in 2015 a video went viral of a turtle with a straw in its nose.   Plastic straws are considered an environmental hazard here are some fascinating facts about straws.

It takes 200 years for a plastic straw to decompose straws are the 11th most found trash in the ocean and each year one million seabirds die from eating plastic.

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