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Currentsitguy

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The Law of Unintended Consequences

https://www.adn.com/nation-world/2019/01/30/on-patrol-with-washingtons-plastic-straw-cop/

"One challenge facing D.C. restaurants, bars and coffee shops: What to do with outlawed plastic straws?

On the first day the law took effect, a Starbucks store downtown threw away large bags filled with straws, a move that seemed to defeat the purpose of the ban.

The D.C. Department of Energy and Environment advises businesses to keep a small stock of plastic straws for customers with disabilities who need them, while returning the rest to a supplier or sending them to businesses in Maryland or Virginia.

The issue came up in Seattle when activists heralded a restaurant that voluntarily ditched plastic straws before the ban took effect - only to realize that restaurant just gave the straws to a bar across the street."
Posted by Currentsitguy | Fri Feb 1, 2019, 06:44 AM (1 replies)
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