As of April 2020, plastic straws, stirrers, and cotton buds (Q-tips) will officially be banned in the United Kingdom.
In late January, the Berkeley City Council passed a new ordinance that’s become known as one of the most ambitious municipal environmental regulations enacted so far in the country. Learn more about the Disposable-Free Dining Ordinance and how the new law will be rolled out over the coming months.
Helping to eliminate waste with reusable stainless-steel straws
Environmentalists are one step closer to banning plastic straws as California state legislators officially sign a partial straw ban into law.
Backlot Coffee switched from plastic straws to paper and stainless steel straws, and created a slew of new sustainable packaging merchandising opportunities.