It may be a case of gesture politics, argues Tom Chivers, but a ban on plastic straws is part of a trend that is helping to unlock wider change
Banning plastic straws won't achieve very much. It is, in its own right, gesture politics; straws probably make up less than a tenth of a percent of the UK's plastic waste. The upcoming consultation, proposed...
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