Portland Bans Single-Use Plastic Straws, Stirrers and Splash Sticks!

After a local 2nd grade student successfully petitioned the Portland City Council in 2018 to mitigate plastic straw use in city-owned buildings, the Maine Chapter took it to the next level with Council interest to pass a citywide ordinance becoming the first municipality in Maine to ban single-use plastic straws, stirrers and splash sticks!

Source: www.surfrider.org


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