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Plastic Straws Will Soon Disappear From Your Favorite LA Restaurants

As awareness grows about the environmental toll of single-use plastics, retailers and regulators alike are finding ways to decrease their use. And straws have become a prime target.
As awareness grows about the environmental toll of single-use plastics, retailers and regulators alike are finding ways to decrease their use. And straws have become a prime target.
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If plastic straws are important to you, you better start hoarding them. After an LA City Council vote on Friday, soon ALL restaurants in the city - yep, that includes food trucks - will only provide disposable straws upon request.