Paper Straws Worse Than Plastic Straws

Hang on! Paper straws are EVEN worse for the planet? Redacted with Natali and Clayton Morris:

Before you celebrate the end of plastic straws, consider this new study that shows that paper straws contain forever chemicals. Great. Belgian researchers tested 39 brands of straws PFAS or poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). These are called forever chemicals because your body takes a long time to process them out of your system. Researchers found that these chemicals were more prominent in straws made from paper or bamboo and more likely to be found in the paper straws. This is a good example of how climate policies can be so sorely misguided. (Redacted/YT)

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