"Schools in Welsh county are already using paper straws or beakers in schools, stopeed using plastic wrappers for paper work and removed plastic cutlery, pre-packed sauce sachets and single-use cups from the civic canteens."
"China, one of the world's biggest users of plastic, has unveiled a major plan to reduce single-use plastics across the country. The restaurant industry will also be banned from using single-use straws by the end of 2020."
"It's the last straw for the California beachside city of Malibu. The City Council unanimously voted to ban all plastic cutlery and straws on Monday, citing concerns over keeping its famous beaches clean and protecting the environment."- scpr.org