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Online Plastic straw ban too abrupt
The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  (FORUM)  07/11/2018

Published on 07 November 2018 19:00:00

There has been increasing debate on the use of plastic straws as they are one of the most common types of plastic litter in the oceans.

Plastic straws affect marine life as animals can choke if they swallow them.   (300 words)
Article RWS stops providing single-use plastic straws at attractions, eateries
By: TIMOTHY GOH,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  30/10/2018

These straws are more biodegradable and environmentally friendly than plastic straws, which conservationists say are responsible for pollution and endangering marine life.   (302 words)
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Asia News Network Marine debris found in 19 dead sea turtles
By: KANG SEUNG-WOO,   The Korea Times (Korea)  The Korea Times (Korea)/Asia News Network  21/10/2019
The results come as public attention regarding the protection of marine creatures from plastic pollution is growing after a video of a sea turtle in Costa Rica having a plastic straw removed from its nose went viral in 2015.   (212 words)
Online Resorts World Sentosa stops providing single-use plastic straws at attractions, eateries
By: TIMOTHY GOH,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  (SINGAPORE)  29/10/2018


RWS said in a statement on Monday (Oct 29) that the move should eliminate more than three million straws per year, or approximately 1.2 tonnes of plastic. This will help reduce marine plastic pollution.   (310 words)
Article The final straw: How S'pore can curb plastic pollution
By: JONATHAN TOSTEVIN,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (OPINION)  07/06/2018
If laid end-to-end, Singapore's daily plastic straw consumption would cover the coastline of Singapore more than twice over.
Small single-use plastic items like straws or stirrers are particularly difficult to recycle and, instead, take up space in landfill or leak into the ocean, harming and killing marine life.   (615 words)
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Article Voices Of Youth
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  18/04/2018

Single-use plastic products like straws are one of the main culprits for today's destruction of our oceans and marine life, but we can actually do something about this problem.
Plastic straws are non-biodegradable and hard to recycle. Most of them are too light and small to make it through the mechanical recycling sorter.   (506 words)
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Article Reuse a plastic straw? No, but we can reduce
By: ETHAN LEUNG,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  02/04/2018

But why is it even important to reduce the use of plastic straws?
Half a billion plastic straws are wasted every day in the US alone, according to media reports. These are not easily recyclable.
Many end up in the ocean where they are ingested by marine wildlife.Yet many still do not know about the consequences to the environment.   (407 words)
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Asia News Network Public divided on banning plastic straws
By: KIM JAE-HEUN,   The Korea Times (Korea)  The Korea Times (Korea)/Asia News Network  07/06/2019


“The current law does not recognize plastic straws as a disposable product thus they are not subjected to government rules on their free use at restaurants or coffee shops,” the environmental group said in its statement. “Plastic straws cause not only air pollution, but also soil contamination and harm to marine life.   (576 words)
Article Swimming in a plastic ocean
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (BIG PICTURE)  11/06/2019

This month, the group launched Play It Out – a global campaign against plastic pollution that includes a music festival.
"Today, 13,000,000 tonnes of plastic leak into the oceans every year, among other damage, killing 100,000 marine animals annually," the UN said in a statement.   (148 words)
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Article More hotels to do away with single-use plastics
By: KIMBERLEY CHIA,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  01/06/2018

According to the United Nations Environment Programme, more than 13 million tonnes of plastic leak into the ocean every year, killing 100,000 marine animals annually.
M Social has already replaced plastic straws with paper ones. It is also using environmentally friendly packaging, such as paper boxes for its takeaway service.   (365 words)
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