The last straw

With plastic bags gone,
Calabasas now seeks to get rid of harmful straws


 

The City of Calabasas continues its push to minimize the harmful environmental impact of certain consumer products. City officials prohibited restaurants from using polystyrene containers in 2007, and in 2011 banned the use of disposable plastic shopping bags.

Now, the City Council has its sights set on getting rid of another source of pollution—straws.

The council ordered a study on the impact that banning plastic straws, utensils and drink stirrers would have on businesses in the co...

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