Norwalk passes plastic bag ban
The Common Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pass an ordinance that would prohibit stores and restaurants from using plastic carryout bags, effective six months — July 8 — from the vote.
Problems with Plastic
NORWALK — Ripka's Beach Cafe at Calf Pasture Beach has heeded the environmental call to make the switch away from plastic straws, but it took six months of hard work.....
The Last Straw: These Restaurants Are Joining Starbucks in Ending Plastic Straw Use
Earlier this week Starbucks announced their decision to discontinue the use of all plastic straws in their 28,000 stores worldwide by 2020 in the hopes of creating less plastic waste. The company believes the move will eliminate more than 1 billion straws a year.
Editorial: Straw ban stirring Norwalk initiatives
Midway between California and Hawaii, a mass of plastic debris three times the size of France floats beneath the surface of the Pacific Ocean, strangling sea creatures and killing coral reefs.
Norwalk businesses and individuals decide to skip the straw
NORWALK — Bar Sugo offers a negroni, sangria and its own take on a Manhattan. But there’s one thing you will not find at the Wall Street restaurant — a plastic straw. Instead, signature cocktails…