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Doing away with single-use plastics


Food court operators supporting the idea to stop the use of plastic straws call for better replacements that are equally cost effective for businesses. — Photos: RONNIE CHIN/The Star

Food court operators supporting the idea to stop the use of plastic straws call for better replacements that are equally cost effective for businesses. — Photos: RONNIE CHIN/The Star

WE HARDLY think about it, but the plastic straws we use daily have been the talk of town lately, with the focus falling squarely on doing away with it all together.

Hashtags such as #StopSucking, #strawlessocean and #refusethestraw are gaining traction on social media globally, with several well-known brands announcing their commitment to getting rid of single-use plastic straws completely in their operations.

   

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