The homeless in California exceed 160,000 people and represent 30% of the homeless in the United States according to USA facts. The cost of homelessness averages $45,000 per person per year according to OC Register. The cost of a single unit in Los Angeles to house a homeless person exceeds $500,000 according to Yahoo.
That’s a lot of money….
The cost of plastic straws to the envirnoment is negligible compared to plastic waste in general according to Tembo Paper