Pasta Life brings a single-use straw that our planet will love
By W. A. Brenner,
10:00AM, Mon. Sep. 14, 2020
They say there’s a pandemic on – and they’re right.
And so, they also say, all the people who are sheltering in place are doing more drinking than usual – of alcoholic beverages, in particular, they say.
They also says there’s deep climate changes going on, and that the world is getting hotter – and they’re right again – and this means that people are drinking everything, not just potent potables, more than ever before. And a lot of people are using straws.
And you know what they say about straws.
Hell, you’ve seen the photos and videos of what all those single-use plastic straws, especially, are doing to the environment, to the ecosystems, to the animals (including the humans, yes) of this planet.
Fuck those straws, am I right?
But they’re so convenient, aren’t they? Isn’t a straw, sometimes, exactly what you need to consume a beverage with?
What a great idea, then, to use a straw that’s not made out of plastic. What a great idea to use a straw that’s not even one of those multiuse metal ones, because those come with their own problems, but a friendly straw that will recycle itself on the spot, pretty much, after you’re done with it.
Citizens of Earth, allow me to introduce you to the Pasta Life gluten-free pasta straw. It currently comes in a variety of colors, three sizes, and each lasts a little more than 40 minutes in a cold drink.
A straw made out of pasta? A classically straw-sized tube of pasta, colored like a classic straw, is that what we’re talking about here? Yes!
And if you think that’s a good solution – hint: it’s a good solution – then check out what the Pasta Life company’s done by way of response to this bothersome Covid situation of ours: They’ve released a reusable mask-and-straw combo package in response to the increased amount of PPE equipment being discarded and making its way to our oceans. (Also, they’re donating some of the proceeds to Ocean Conservancy.)
Because we’re still drinking, and you’re still drinking, and no one wants to ruin this planet even further. And yet there is, after all, a pandemic on at the moment. So: Pasta Life straws. We thought you should know.
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