How to mix style and sustainability
Despite many Americans saying they currently use or would consider using reusable straws, about a third of Americans oppose bans on single-use plastic, including bans on single-use plastic straws (32 percent), according to a National Geographic/Morning Consult poll of 2,200 adults.
The issue has received considerable political attention in recent months. Digging deeper into the results shows that 72 percent of respondents either use reusable straws now or would consider using them. As with many environmental polls, higher income and urban respondents more strongly supported the issue. (Here’s the methodology.)
Related: How you can turn the tide on plastic.