The thing is, they never seem to go away. According to data from 2015 Science Advances, an academic journal, only a small amout of PLASTICS are being recycled or burned. The rest, which is said to be a considerable amount, are staying with us for the foreseeable future. So what is the solution? One such path lies with Seattle and other cities, just to stop providing them in their restaurants. What are your thoughts? Check out this article about Seattle's approach. CNN's Ayana Archie and Emily Smith, July 2, 2018, Seattle becomes the latest city to ban platic straws and utensils. Happy reading.