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Is Seattle’s straw ban a green gateway drug or just peak slacktivism?

By Shannon Osaka – Grist – July 5, 2018
Suddenly, everyone and their mother is against plastic straws. (Including my mother — she’s been living plastic-free since long before it was cool.) This week, Seattle joined the ranks of cities taking a stand against plastic pollution by banning plastic straws and utensils. If patrons at restaurants, grocery stores, and cafeterias want disposable items, they’ll have to ask — and they’ll get recyclable or compostable versions. Read full story here.

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