Paper straw producer acquired

All about the paper The only US producer of paper straws, Aardvark Straws, was acquired by manufacturer Hoffmaster Group on Monday. As cities and companies start leaning away from plastic straws, the demand for paper straws has skyrocketed. Aardvark was not able to produce the demanded amount of straws under their previous financial structure, so […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 8, 2018
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Eliminating Plastic Straws for a Greater Good

In the last century, a synthetic material was produced on the basis of low costs of production in addition to the convenience of single-use followed by disposal. This, however, has evolved into one of the major concerns in the world in recent years. The environmental effects from the use of plastic items are detrimental due […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • March 4, 2018
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McDonald’s Engineered New Straws for Shamrock Shakes

McDonald’s recently said that it has better engineered a straw that will allow its customers to better enjoy the shamrock shake. McDonald’s sought the help of two engineering companies, JACE and NK Labs, in order to achieve its goal. What brought about this new change? McDonald’s is currently coming out with new flavors of the […]
  • Sharnita Sanders
  • February 17, 2017
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