June 12, 2019

Canada Pledges To Ban Single-Use Plastic By 2021

'Canadians know first-hand the impacts of plastic pollution and are tired of seeing their beaches, parks, streets, and shorelines littered with plastic waste'

May 22, 2019

UK Government To Ban Sale Of Plastic Straws, Stirrers, And Cotton Buds From Next Year

People with a disability or a medical need for plastic will be able to get them upon request, according to reports

August 4, 2018

Starbucks Canada Now Offering Vegan Cookie And Bagel

The newly introduced products are part of the brand’s effort to add more vegan options

July 27, 2018

Disney To Ditch Plastic Straws And Stirrers In All Locations By 2019

The ban will amount to a reduction of more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually

July 17, 2018

Straw-Free Is Not Enough: An Open Letter To Starbucks

It's time to change the game for in-store drinkers

July 9, 2018

Coffee Giant Starbucks Ditching Plastic Straws In All Its Stores

The store says this will eliminate 1 billion straws annually

May 27, 2018

Vancouver Confirms Plastic Straw Ban

Vancouver will be the first major Canadian city to approve such a policy

April 13, 2018

90% Of Brits Call Themselves 'Ethical Consumers'

A recent poll asked people about their habits

February 23, 2018

UK Government Could Ban Plastic Straws In Fight Against Plastic

The Environment Secretary said 'watch this space'

February 12, 2018

The Queen Helps Environment By Banning Single Use Plastic On Royal Estates

Glass bottles will be used for water and straws will be phased out

January 25, 2018

Major London Institutions And Businesses Pledge To Ditch Plastic Straws

Big names including Wagamama, Itsu, Bill's, and Pizza Express have already committed to the campaign