Trump campaign is selling plastic straws because 'liberal paper straws don't work'
By Eli Rosenberg, Economics Reporter
Posted in Insane
Plus, they are reusable and recyclable for consumers who are environmentally conscious but unwilling to give up plastic straws. A pack of 200 plastic straws currently sells for around $7 to $9 on Amazon. The plastic straws ubiquitous at takeout-focused eateries and coffee shops are too small for most recycling machinery, so they end up in trash and often in waterways. In Florida, a state bill that was originally meant to ban plastic straws was changed in committee hearings to do the opposite — ban bans on plastic straws. “I do think we have bigger problems than plastic straws,” he said.