This idea is very interesting and I can particularly appreciate the implementation of a local solution for a global problem.
My team and I are working on reducing the plastic waste generated by cinemas, and replacement of single-use plastic straws is a major point of interest. We have already identified industrial-scale produced alternatives such as paper straws that we can test. Following some comments on our idea page, we are also putting some focus onto the possibility of using local produce as replacement materials. From this, I have just a couple of questions:
- Do you find that people within the local region are enthusiastic about the implementation of local produce to replace industry standards? - What do you think are the biggest barriers to convincing those locals who may not have full belief in the idea from the beginning?