Vancouver approves ban on plastic straws, foam cups and containers!

Vancouver approves ban on plastic straws, foam cups and containers!

After much debate and consultation over the past two years, Vancouver City Council today voted to approve a ban on plastic straws and polystyrene foam cups and take-out containers! The ruling will go into effect on the 1st of June, 2019. “Cities around the world recognize the detrimental impacts of plastic waste on our environment and are taking bold steps to cut down or eliminate waste through bans and innovative reusable programs,” said Mayor Gregor Robertson in a statement.