The Vancouver, B.C., City Council voted Wednesday to ban the distribution of plastic straws, foam cups and takeout containers effective June 1, 2019. It's the first municipality in Canada to ban the single-use disposable items.
The Vancouver, B.C., City Council voted Wednesday to ban the distribution of plastic straws, foam cups and takeout containers effective June 1, 2019. It's the first municipality in Canada to ban the single-use disposable items. Getty Images
The Vancouver, B.C., City Council voted Wednesday to ban the distribution of plastic straws, foam cups and takeout containers effective June 1, 2019. It's the first municipality in Canada to ban the single-use disposable items. Getty Images

Vancouver council decides this is the last straw

May 17, 2018 01:07 PM