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Sustainability Desk: U.K. Bans Plastic Straws, Starbucks Issues $1 Billion Bond And New Packaging Options: Hay!

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Three stories involving sustainability cross our desk last week: –The United Kingdom will ban plastic straws and stirrers, as well as cotton buds, beginning April 2020, according to an announcement last week from U.K. Environment Secretary Michael Gove. It’s estimated that England uses 4.7 billion plastic straws, 316 million plastic coffee stirrers and 1.8 billion…

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