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Oregon's Partial Ban on Plastic Straws


Didn't get a plastic straw the last time you got a drink from a restaurant?  That's because under Oregon law, you have to ask for one in order to get one. 

Plastic straws have become cosa non grata in much of the world, blamed for a variety of ills, including ocean pollution. 

The company World Centric offers compostable products to move people away from plastic.Mark Marinozzi from World Centric joins us.  


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