Monday, 19 March 2018

Experts say plastic straw usage in Singapore 'excessive'


Internationally, anti-plastic straw sentiment has been picking up, with Scotland planning to ban them by end-2019, and lawmakers in some American states passing orders that limit or prohibit restaurants from using them.

Nearer to Singapore, Taiwan, which can be considered the world's bubble tea capital, will be banning single-use plastics, including straws, by 2030.

Environmental experts said that straws are a good starting point in encouraging the reduction of plastic use, but some businesses who spoke to Channel NewsAsia felt otherwise.

Read more @ https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/plastic-straw-usage-in-singapore-excessive-experts-10046966

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