Single Use Straw Bill Among Several Aimed at Reducing Plastic Impact in Illinois

While many are skeptical of a new bill that would require bars and restaurants to only give out plastic straws to customers who request them, the bill is one of several that Illinois lawmakers are putting forward to address the issue of plastic consumption in the state. The others would potentially impose a tax on the use of plastic bags and still another is aimed at cleaning up Illinois waterways. Reporter Kim Howard has more… 

 

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