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California bans plastic straws at restaurants: A bold eco move

California has made a big move to protect the environment by banning plastic straws at dine-in restaurants.

Starting January 1, diners will need to ask if they want a plastic straw.

Governor Jerry Brown signed this groundbreaking law, aiming to reduce plastic waste and raise awareness.

Though fast-food chains and take-out spots are exempt, this step is seen as a positive change.

Governor Brown hopes Californians will voluntarily ditch plastic straws over time.

Plastic pollution is a major problem, harming over 500 aquatic species.

Many cities like San Francisco and Berkeley already have …

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Source: inhabitat.com

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