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Paper Straws YUCK

Ever since McDonald’s removed plastic straws from its restaurants and subbed in paper straws, the straw debate seems to be never-ending.

Well, Italian bars seem to be taking impressive initiative: giving their customers pasta straws for their drinks.

Posted on Reddit by u/GranFabio, the user shared a snap of their drink with a pasta straw, writing:

‘Here in Italy bars are starting to use pasta as straws to reduce plastic use. Our technology amazes the world another time.’

People responding to the picture loved the idea. One user wrote: ‘Italian engineering at its finest’,

while another commented: ‘Now you’re speaking my linguine!’

As it turns out, pasta straws aren’t a groundbreaking development – a few places in the UK have been trying them out.

Full Story: HERE

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Laurie is a rare Seattle-born Native. She has raised her children, but as a working mom knows how important it is to look and feel your best. She currently volunteers with Queen It’s a New Day, a non-profit organization in Everett, giving women a hand up to feel great inside and out. As a published author and life coach, Laurie is WARM’s Afternoon Traffic host with the philosophy of…” traffic is a lot like life, sometimes you have a speed –limit drive and sometimes you hit a slow-down or detour, but with the right guidance and information, we can all get through it together”.