After sucking on the paper straw of McDonald's, the netizen breaks down: return me the plastic straw!

- May 16, 2019-

By the way, the topic of plastic straws and environmental pollution is probably familiar to all of you.

According to the statistics, americans use 500 million straws every day.But some other environmental protection consciousness stronger western countries, the current plastic straw consumption is also very surprising;For example, Britain consumes 8.5 billion, Germany 4.8 billion, France 3.2 billion and so on.

Because plastic straws don't break down naturally, straws are a common waste item on the shores of Europe.And plastic straws are too small to be recycled.If thrown into the sea, it will destroy Marine life, the best way can only be burned, but also pollute the air...It's really hard.

Therefore, in recent years, with the improvement of people's awareness of environmental protection, the request for chain restaurants to ban plastic straws has also been rising.

In France, for example, 150,000 people signed up to ban plastic straws.There are similar petitions in the UK to ban plastic straws.

And McDonald's is not just talk, in recent months, the British friends may have deep experience: McDonald's plastic straw, really gradually replaced by paper straw!


This is a good thing, to contribute to environmental protection!

However, after some netizens tried out McDonald's new paper straw, they broke down:

Ban plastic straws for a while, did not expect paper straws so difficult to use?!

A lot of kids who buy drinks at McDonald's, suck on these paper straws for a while and find out -- what the hell happened to the straws?

Although McDonald's claims that its paper straws can stay in a drink for 30 minutes, many children find the straw has softened to this point before even taking a few sips.