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Each year we throw out 128 billion straws! It's time to change our ways. The Cook Islands life is our oceans.
Trader Jacks is Pledging to #stopsucking.
We are phasing out straws and challenge all our local business' to do the same.
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We use 500 million plastic straws every day in the U.S. Many of those plastic straws end up in our oceans, polluting the water and harming sea life. If we do...
Trader Jacks RarotongaThanks for the overwhelming support everyone. Check out the News Paper tomorrow. The challenge is going out to all of the Cook Islands.7 days ago · 6
Steph Josephthere is also some awesome wooden and bamboo cutlery beginning to be used.2 weeks ago · 1
Steph JosephNo one needs straws. we also should be offereing reuseable cups and discounting a tiny bit for those who use them and have them refilled. I believe some places are doing refills on beer containers?2 weeks ago · 3
Joni AcquistapaceThank you Trader Jacks! This is a HUGE positive step in the right direction! Protect what you love.2 weeks ago · 3
Sue Fletcher-VeaYep who uses a straw at home??? So why use one when you go out!! Always thought they were a weird idea ....3 days ago · 1
Angela GibbsBefore plastic straws we used to use waxed paper ones - but only for birthdays and special occasions. The YouTube clip of the poor turtle with a plastic straw jammed in its nostril brought a lot of attention to the problem . Good for you Trader Jack's - ban the plastic straw!2 days ago
Gerry O'NeilPaper straws are ok! No need to stop sucking! Great to see you guys taking an environmental stance. Plastic straws are bad newd6 days ago