Asheville Brewing Transitions to Paper Straws

April 24, 2018 • WLOS

In honor of Earth Day 2018, Asheville Brewing is getting rid of plastic straws at all of its locations in favor of compostable paper straws. The pizzeria and brewery also requests that customers ask for a straw if they want one to decrease waste.

“This is just another step in Asheville Brewery’s ongoing effort to become greener. As an environmentally conscious small business, we feel it’s our responsibility to do what we can,” said Mike Rangel, Asheville Brewing president and co-founder. “We’re concerned about the environmental hazards caused by plastics, and this seems like one solution.”

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