Are Paper Straws Friendly to the Marine Ecosystem?
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Keywords

Paper straws

DOI

10.36922/ssr.v4i1.1321

Abstract

The impact of marine plastic garbage pollution on people all around the world is enormous. When we consider the benefits of paper straws, we can see that they have fewer negative effects on the environment, which means that if a paper straw falls into the water, it is more likely to biodegrade, whereas plastic would exist for a longer time. Aside from the benefits we’ve discussed, paper straws aren’t substantially more ecologically friendly than plastic straws. This study examines the detrimental effects of paper straws on the marine ecosystem, as well as the pollutants associated with their manufacture and whether they are biodegradable.

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