Plastic straws in Berlin, Germany. The EU Commission on Monday presented its plan to ban single-use products, like plastic utensils, straws, coffee stirrers and cotton buds, in the fight against plastic waste. Photo: EPA

The last straw? EU proposes ban on single-use plastic products, from stirrers to cotton buds

‘The only way to stop plastics pouring into our oceans is to turn off the flow at its source: production’

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Plastic straws in Berlin, Germany. The EU Commission on Monday presented its plan to ban single-use products, like plastic utensils, straws, coffee stirrers and cotton buds, in the fight against plastic waste. Photo: EPA
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