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War On Straws Gains Momentum

A growing cadre of bartenders, liquor companies, celebrities and environmentalists argue too many of the plastic drinking devices end up in the ocean. “We see straws as a ‘gateway plastic’ in understanding the pollution problem,” said actor Adrian Grenier in a news release championing the cause. The makers of Absolut vodka and Tanqueray gin have announced plans to ban plastic straws and stirrers from their events.

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