#Plastic straws

  • Article: The First Paper Straw Factory Is Scheduled to Open in Britain
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    The First Paper Straw Factory Is Scheduled to Open in Britain

    By Joe McCarthy|June 18, 2018

    The reign of plastic straws appears to be nearing an end. Read more

  • Article: McDonald's Bans Plastic Straws in All 1,361 of Its UK Restaurants
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    McDonald's Bans Plastic Straws in All 1,361 of Its UK Restaurants

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 15, 2018

    The fast food chain gets through 1.8 million straws every day. Read more

  • Article: SeaWorld, Royal Caribbean Latest to Ban Single-Use Plastics
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    SeaWorld, Royal Caribbean Latest to Ban Single-Use Plastics

    June 13, 2018

    Resorts agree that a trash-laden ocean is not a good look. Read more

  • Article: European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics
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    European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    By Joe McCarthy|May 29, 2018

    It’s the most ambitious proposal of its kind in the world. Read more

  • Article: Alaska Airlines Is Banning Plastic Straws — Thanks to a 16-Year-Old Girl Scout
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    Alaska Airlines Is Banning Plastic Straws — Thanks to a 16-Year-Old Girl Scout

    By Joe McCarthy|May 21, 2018

    “My hope is that we can continue to rally together and inspire future generations to take a stand.” Read more

  • Article: Vancouver Just Approved a Ban on Plastic Straws and Foam Containers
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    Vancouver Just Approved a Ban on Plastic Straws and Foam Containers

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 17, 2018

    Another big win for the environment! Read more

  • Article: 16 Times Countries and Cities Have Banned Single-Use Plastics
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    16 Times Countries and Cities Have Banned Single-Use Plastics

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 25, 2018

    They are an inspiration in the war on plastic. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Straws, Stirrers, and Cotton Buds Could Soon Be Banned in England
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    Plastic Straws, Stirrers, and Cotton Buds Could Soon Be Banned in England

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 19, 2018

    PM Theresa May made the announcement as the Commonwealth Summit kicks off. Read more