We tested stainless-steel, silicone, and bamboo straws to find the best one for sipping everything from water to iced coffee to smoothies.
What We Learned
The backlash against plastic straws has grown in recent years. In 2018, Seattle banned plastic straws, making it the first major city in the United States to do so. In 2019, Portland, Oregon, established a policy that would fine restaurants up to $500.00 if they gave plastic straws or cutlery to customers. And the European Union will ban many single-use plastics, including plastic s...