If you're a rabid coffee drinker like I am, then you're familiar with the one-time coffee stirring stick. Most convenience stores stick (no pun intended) to the plastic straw variety, while some bigger coffee corporations like Starbucks go for the wooden skinny popsicle sticks.
But have you ever stopped to think about how much wood and plastic is wasted in using the one-time swirlers? According to the Daily Green, a sort of consumer report site for green-lovers, we use and throw out more than 138 billion of the non-biodegradable plastic sticks every year. This comes out to (give … Read more