Vancouver Just Approved a Ban on Plastic Straws and Foam Containers

Another big win for the Environment

Jackie Marchildon, May 17 2018, Global Citizen

The Vancouver City Council voted on Wednesday to ban the distribution of plastic straws and polystyrene foam cups and take-out containers beginning June 1, 2019.

The City of Vancouver said it is the first city in Canada to implement such a ban, which is part of its Zero Waste 2040 strategy.


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