Union City, California’s City Council unanimously passed a full ban on plastic straws, taking effect Jan 1. 2020.
Madison, Wisconsin could soon become the newest city to restrict single-use plastic straws.
This month mark’s the 1-year anniversary of Seattle’s plastic straw ban, and so far, the results are extremely promising.
Oregon Plastic Straw Ban. Starting in January 2020, Oregon has banned restaurants and bars from using plastic straws. Paper Straws are an alternative. The Oregon house of representatives has voted to ban businesses and stores from handing out single-use plastic straws, unless requested
Residents of Chicago voted in favor of a ballot asking whether the city should sell single-use plastic straws
San Francisco ban on single-use plastic straws creates new challenges for finding the right boba tea paper straw that is both affordable and high quality
‘Mass extinction event’ that could wipe out a million species is already underway, says UN-backed report.
Sea Of Plastic Discovered In The Caribbean Stretches Miles And Is Choking Wildlife
[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] The ban was approved Nov. 6 by the Fort Myers Beach Town Council with an ordinance that prohibited distribution of plastic drinking straws in the town, with limited exceptions. The ordinance allows straws made of paper, plant, vegetable and other materials containing nothing artificial or synthetic. The ordinance exempts plastic straws used in private homes, […]
[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Headline_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Bon Appétit Management, a sustainable food-service company, is buying wholesale paper straws. The restaurant group boasts eateries at major U.S. college campuses, museums and other institutions and is banning plastic straws, at 1,000 locations in 33 states. With the plastic bans comes wholesale paper straws in it’s wake. The plastic ban […]
[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Headline_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Little plastics and lightweight plastics, rarely end up recycling bins; the evidence of this marine pollution is clearly visible on any beach. Straws are of particular concern of late. And although straws result in a tiny portion of ocean waste, their size makes them one of the most prolific polluters because […]
[siteorigin_widget] “,”after_widget”:””,”before_title”:” “,”after_title”:””,”widget_id”:”widget-0-0-0″}}”>[/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget] “,”after_widget”:””,”before_title”:” “,”after_title”:””,”widget_id”:”widget-0-1-0″}}”>[/siteorigin_widget] Starbucks Straw Ban, Sucks the Fun Out of Plastic Straws The Starbucks straw ban is making headlines right now. Faced with a growing backlash over its effect on the environment, Starbucks is about to stop using disposable plastic straws by 2020. This will erase more than one billion straws […]