SOURCE: Keep America BeautifulDESCRIPTION:
Plastic straws aren't the only environmental contaminants missing the trash can, or, rather, the recycling bin.
As companies such as Starbucks move away from plastic straws, environmental advocates say these items aren't the worst litter offender.
"Straws are getting a lot of news, but on a volume basis, straws are literally … a drop in a bucket," Noah Ullman, CMO of Keep America Beautiful, told USA TODAY.
KEYWORDS: litter, Plastic straws, Keep America Beautiful, Recycling, Recycling Contamination, End Litter, Waste Reduction, Cigarette Butts, Environmental Contaminants