Stories tagged: straws
Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 5 a.m.
Under the proposal, customers could purchase paper or reusable plastic bags for a dime each. Cities with a bag ordinance already in place would be required to adopt the state’s …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
The city of Los Angeles took a step Tuesday toward limiting the availability of single-use plastic straws in restaurants, joining the state and a slew of smaller cities that have …
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
The Seattle megachain of coffee shops has begun to stop offering plastic straws and is providing recyclable strawless lids at locations in Washington and Oregon. That includes a downtown Spokane …
Mon., July 9, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
Starbucks says it will become the largest food and beverage retailer to commit to eliminating plastic straws, a change it says it will complete by 2020.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 1:28 p.m.
Starbucks is recalling stainless-steel straws it sold in its stores and online after three reports of children suffering “mouth lacerations” while using them.