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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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Picture 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.
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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 Educating children is long-term solution to green issues
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  19/11/2018
I highly commend Resorts World Sentosa for committing to a move that will eliminate 1.2 tonnes of plastic waste a year and reduce the consequential pollution that threatens our marine life and skies (RWS stops providing single-use plastic straws at attractions, eateries; Oct 30).   (342 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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Article Swimming in a plastic ocean
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (BIG PICTURE)  11/06/2019

"From plastic straws to plastic bags, we all are at the front line of efforts to #BeatPlasticPollution."
More than 1,000 related events are being held around the world this year, including film screenings and cleanup activities.   (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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Picture The Business Times  (WEEKEND HOLIDAY)  09/11/2018
The move to go strawless will eliminate more than three million straws annually, helping to reduce marine plastic pollution. Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts has pledged against using single-use plastics by Earth Day 2019.
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