Prague Bans Plastic Straws. Starting on May 1st, 2019, Prague no longer allows single-use plastics at music festivals hosted in the city.
The Trump administration just ordered a government agency to stop predicting climate change impact on the U.S. in their research work.
The Italian island of Capri banned single-use plastics, including bans on plastic straws. Business and tourists must use biodegradable alternatives.
Union City, California’s City Council unanimously passed a full ban on plastic straws, taking effect Jan 1. 2020.
Norwalk’s city council plans to pass a law that restricts plastic straws, and bans plastic stirrers.
The Indian government announced that it will ban single-use plastics by October 2nd.
California’s state legislature considering law that bans single-use plastics by 2030.
Delaware is becoming the next state to ban single-use plastic bags. Governor John Carney signed the bill into law on July 29th, which will take effect on January 1st, 2021.
Washington, D.C. is the newest city to ban plastic straws from restaurants. Businesses found in violation will be fined, starting in July.
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.
The Oregon house of representatives has voted to ban businesses and stores from handing out single-use plastic straws, unless requested