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Deep Cove restaurants officially ban plastic straws

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Simran Singh May 08, 2018 10:10 am 683

Restaurant owners in Deep Cove have officially banned plastic straws on Monday in an effort to reduce plastic waste.

A total of 15 business in the Deep Cove area will no longer offer plastic straws to customers. Instead, they will be putting out paper straws as an environmentally friendly alternative.

On Monday evening, the group of merchants also hosted ‘The Last Straw’ party, which was a launch event for their green initiative.

The Deep Cove straw ban is a first for any community in Metro Vancouver.

In April, Prime Minister Trudeau acknowledged that a plastic straw ban is something he would be discussing with other G7 leaders in June.

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Simran Singh
Simran is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She enjoys writing about culture, society, and politics. In her spare time, she drinks too much coffee and listens to a lot of Beyoncé. Have a story idea? Email her: [email protected]

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