We see plenty of cafes moving away from plastic straws lately and replacing them with metal ones. The move often comes with some fashionable marketing of how the establishment is ditching plastic straw to be environmentally friendly. But a peep behind a cafe's operation (and their rubbish bin), will reveal plenty of other plastic wastes.
Is the act of removing one plastic waste (i.e. straws) among hundreds of other plastic wastes enough?
Is a cafe truly friendly to the environment at its core? Or is it just simply a trend follower?
Businesses need to know their true identity and values they stand for, and their marketing messages need to reflect that.