By Levi Parsons For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 05:23 GMT, 5 January 2021 | Updated: 05:31 GMT, 5 January 2021
McDonald's has ditched plastic straws for a new environmentally-friendly alternative - but some customers say the new straws suck.
A growing group of fast food lovers claim the biodegradable paper straws go soggy and collapse after just a few sips and are begging the golden arches to switch back to plastic.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Queensland man Jayce Cunning, 23, even staged his own one-man protest outside a restaurant where he was photographed holding up a sign that read 'bring back plastic straws'.
But others have taken to social media to label the complaints 'first world problems'.
Queensland man Jayce Cunning, 23, staged his own one-man protest outside Currumundi McDonald where he was photographed holding up a sign that read 'bring back plastic straws'
McDonald's have ditched plastic straws (pictured left) for a new environmentally-friendly alternative (pictured right) - but customers say the new straws suck
The BMX pro said the now viral photo was taken outside Currumundi McDonald's on the Sunshine Coast as a bit of a joke, but since uploading it he's received a wave of support.
'I wouldn't say I hate the paper straws. I just don't think they are comfortable to drink out of and they go soft and gross after a while,' Cunning said.
'People have told me drinking frozen drinks and iced coffees are much worse but I haven't had those.'Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Some have labelled the frustration over the new straws 'first world problems' and said