#Plastic Straws

  • Article: Plastic Straws and Cotton Buds Could Be Banned in Britain by Next Year
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    Plastic Straws and Cotton Buds Could Be Banned in Britain by Next Year

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 22, 2018

    England alone uses 4.7 billion plastic straws and 1.8 billion plastic-stemmed cotton buds each year. Read more

  • Article: California Is the First State to Stop Offering Plastic Straws in Restaurants
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    California Is the First State to Stop Offering Plastic Straws in Restaurants

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 24, 2018

    The ban goes into effect in January 2019. Read more

  • Article: There's a Problem With Outright Banning Plastic Straws
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    There's a Problem With Outright Banning Plastic Straws

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 31, 2018

    The world is cracking down on plastic straws — but there's a reason we should stop and think. Read more

  • Article: Disney to Eliminate Plastic Straws by 2019
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    Disney to Eliminate Plastic Straws by 2019

    By Joanna Prisco|July 26, 2018

    There will also be a reduction in the use of plastic bags at all parks and cruises. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Straws Will Soon Be Illegal in San Francisco
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    Plastic Straws Will Soon Be Illegal in San Francisco

    By Joanna Prisco|July 25, 2018

    The city is in the process of passing an ordinance to ban them by July 1, 2019. Read more

  • Article: McDonald's Is Ditching Plastic Straws in All of Its Australian Restaurants
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    McDonald's Is Ditching Plastic Straws in All of Its Australian Restaurants

    By Madeleine Keck|July 24, 2018

    McDonald's Australia joins the war on plastic. Read more

  • Article: American Airlines Is the Latest Company to Ditch Plastic Straws
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    American Airlines Is the Latest Company to Ditch Plastic Straws

    By Joe McCarthy|July 11, 2018

    But plastic straws are just one aspect of global plastic waste. Read more

  • Article: Starbucks Is Ditching Plastic Straws in All of Its Stores
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    Starbucks Is Ditching Plastic Straws in All of Its Stores

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 9, 2018

    It will eliminate 1 billion straws from the global supply chain every year. Read more