Single-use plastic straws are so early aughts. Entire cities are banning them, and even Starbucks has side-eyed the wasteful little tubes, pledging to eliminate all plastic straws from its operations by 2020. Eco-friendly alternatives can be nabbed at natural health retailers, and there’s a better option for every type of beverage and gathering.
Some of our favorites include reusable stainless steel, silicone, glass, and biodegradable bamboo straws. And if all this talk of straws has made you thirsty for a refreshing beverage, consider whipping up one of these healthy drink recipes that basically taste like summertime.