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NYC’s Last Plastic Straw? A Ban May Soon Come, Councilmember Espinal Hopes

Councilmember Rafael Espinal wants you to “give a sip,” but without plastic straws. The Brooklyn lawmaker is joining a local, national and international movement that combats the excessive use of plastic and its environmental effects. On Wednesday, Espinal introduced a bill that seeks to outlaw all plastic or non-biodegradable straws and stirs from the city’s restaurants, […]