Schools in Singapore are ditching straws once a week

Signal of change / Schools in Singapore are ditching straws once a week

By Dorothy Ng / 25 Oct 2017

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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