If Starbucks And Seattle Can Ban Plastic Straws, Could Chicago Be Next?

By Mauricio Peña
Illinois Environmental Council Executive Director Jennifer Walling said the time to have a discussion with stakeholders in the city about reducing plastic litter in Chicago is now.

While no legislation has been drafted for the state, Walling said they are looking at what other cities have done and are working with disability advocates about how to provide an exemption for people living with disabilities who need plastic straws.

Read the entire piece at Block Club Chicago

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