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Paper straws may push drink prices up


Lots of difference: Candy Loh, 25, comparing paper straws to plastic straws at a wholesale shop at Lebuh Presgrave in George Town.

Lots of difference: Candy Loh, 25, comparing paper straws to plastic straws at a wholesale shop at Lebuh Presgrave in George Town.

GEORGE TOWN: A plastic straw costs three sen. But a biodegradable one is going to cost three to five times more.

For instance, a wax-coated paper straw costs 10 sen to 15 sen each.

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