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Schools in Singapore are ditching straws once a week

by Futures Centre, Oct 25
1 minute read

Once a week may not be a big deal, but starting with our youngest gives hope this is a step towards a society free of disposable plastic in time to come.

 

Straw-free Tuesdays get youths started on plastic-lite journey

SINGAPORE – In a bid to get youngsters to use less plastic, an environmental activist has teamed up with four schools in northwestern Singapore to do without drinking straws once a week. Ms Aarti Giri, 38, is expecting more schools to come on board next year.

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