September 15th, 2021

Mr. Twister

Хроники погружения

Chicago Restricts the Use of Disposable Plasticware at Restaurants.
Chicago has passed a law preventing restaurants from automatically handing out single-use items like cutlery and chopsticks in a tentative step toward addressing the environmental impact of plastic pollution. Environmental groups say the City Council’s actions don’t go far enough, according to the Sun-Times. Compliance is voluntary, and drive-thru spots and airport restaurants are exempt as their patrons don’t typically have access to their own utensils. The ordinance also doesn’t cover plastic straws, beverage lids, or drink sleeves. Omitting straws feels antiquated as there’s been a large movement to reduce their usage.