This Earth Day, the new Public Enemy No. 1 in green-minded circles is single-use drinking straws. The reason? Americans use and largely dispose over 500 million plastic straws every day. Many of those end up in the ocean.
The N.Y.-export with a cult-like following was developed by Taryn Toomey, a yoga instructor and former fashion industry executive, who wanted to get more “fire and passion out of her practice.”