“Straw bans aren’t going to save the ocean, but they could jumpstart much-needed conversations about the level of non-biodegradable trash in them. . . .
“On a macro scale, it’s important to look at the plastic straw ban for what it really is: a first step towards drastically limiting plastic in the ocean.
“How realistic is that leap?
“Part of the answer to this question can be found in a little-known theory called ‘spillover’ —the idea that engaging in a single behavior can psychologically motivate us to either engage in more or less similar behaviors.”
FULL STORY published July 4, 2018 via Vox.com