Restaurants that do not comply with Seattle's regulations could face a $250 fine. Humans have dumped an estimated 150 million metric tons of plastic into the Earth's marine environments; we add another 8 million metric tons every year.
The Seattle Timesreports that it's believed to be the first major USA city to ban single-use plastic straws and utensils in food service.
China Trade War Starts
But the thing is some say the trade war started this morning, and in a war, it's not always calm or controllable or rational. The products, all sold on Chinese e-commerce platforms, ranged from pet food to mixed nuts and whiskey.
'Plastic pollution is surpassing crisis levels in the world's oceans, and I'm proud Seattle is leading the way and setting an example for the nation by enacting a plastic straw ban, ' Seattle Public Utilities general manager Mami Hara told KOMO News. These small pieces of plastic are among the most frequently littered items, advocates for such bans say. Maybe you've seen that video of the sea turtle with a plastic straw lodged in its nostril, or read about the whale that died after eating a plastic DVD case.
The full ban went into effect on July 1, a decade after the city first introduced a measure requiring restaurants to use only recyclable and compostable materials. Then, a customer should be given a compostable option, according to Seattle Public Utilities.
Proposals to ban plastic straws are being considered in other cities, including NY and San Francisco. Food service businesses can make flexible plastic straws available to people who need them for medical reasons.
Moscrip said that he converted his restaurant over to compostable products in 2015 anyway, because it was 'the right thing to do.' These days, environmentally friendly straws and utensils are only about 10 per cent more expensive than the alternative.
There are plenty of big names trailing in Fox's wake, including Rory McIlroy wh is tied for 30th at one-under par. Fox's putt dramatically lipped out for his birdie to force a second playoff hole and gave Knox the win.
Due to security-related issues, several diversions have been announced by the Noida police for today starting at 4 PM till 9 PM. Samsung also manufactures refrigerators, television panels, smartphones, feature phones, etc at this particular factory.
Then the 23-year-old Spaniard drove into a fairway bunker on No. 1 and compounded the error by three-putting from long range. Kirk wasted no time in picking up from where she left off past year , when she won the inaugural edition of the tournament.
Canine transmissible venereal tumors (CTVT) is a type of contagious canine genital, cancer that can spread through mating. Due to their isolation, the immune systems of pre-contact dogs may have been unprepared for the arrival of new pathogens.
However, he noted that Jenner could still keep her famous pucker if she got fillers just before becoming pregnant. But it looks like the beauty mogul has chose to have them removed as she's shown off a natural and deflated pout.
China and some of the 16 countries at the summit signed memorandums and agreements on economic cooperation and other issues. Li's Europe tour is being made at the invitation of Borissov and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Government officials had said they were most anxious about those still living with tarps on their roofs. Flooding is a big concern for those still living in homes that have not been fully rebuilt since Maria.
England captain Eoin Morgan said: "On a small ground on a good wicket we would expect to score more than 198". Buttler was bowled heaving at Kaul Siddarth, while Roy edged a slower ball from debutant Deepak Chahar.
Mr Davis was appointed Brexit secretary in 2016 and was responsible for negotiating the United Kingdom withdrawal from the EU. Denying that he wanted to unseat the prime minister, he said he would now "argue for being as firm as possible".
Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard responded to the attack by launching six missiles into eastern Syria, targeting ISIL. Meanwhile, Qassemi said that economic ties between Iran and Germany are on their normal path.
Syrian state media: Israel attacked T4 air base in Homs
The TV aired a cell phone video footage, showing the air defence missiles twinkling in the night chasing the Israeli targets. After bombing Iranian units in Syria in retaliation, an Israeli F-16 was shot down by Syrian anti-aircraft fire.
Iran detains teen over 'immoral' Instagram dance videos
She was one of several people recently detained on similar charges before being released on bail, the Associated Press reports . Hojabri recorded and posted around 300 videos on Instagram of herself dancing in what Iran would deem an "immoral" manner.
Warframe coming to Nintendo Switch
Digital Extremes' Warframe has had a great run so far on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, with over 38 million registered players. There's no release date for the Switch version now , but you can check out the announcement trailer below.
Hierro leaves job as Spain coach after World Cup exit
Spain lead Group B in the opening round of the World Cup, beating Iran 1-0 and tying with both Portugal and Morocco. He replaced former coach Julen Lopetegui just two days before the World Cup started last month.
Divers re-enter cave as Thai rescue restarts
One particularly touching note from another boy said: "I'm doing fine, but the air is a little cold, but don't worry". On Sunday, divers rescued four, and plans were underway to go back in for a second rescue early Monday morning.
Jean Michel-Aulas: Nabil Fekir will stay at Lyon
With a fair bit of the transfer window still left, there can be some late movement and we should all keep our eyes open for that. But the move is believed to still be alive with talks set to continue when the winger returns from World Cup duty with France .
Lewis Hamilton accuses Ferrari of dirty tricks
A five-second penalty [for Vettel in France] and a 10-second penalty doesn't feel. "I took the 10 seconds and kept fighting". He then quoted his team's Technical Director, James Allison , to suggest another explanation.
Stocks rise as investors cheer jobs report
USA stocks traded on an upbeat note on Friday as investor sentiment was bolstered by encouraging jobs data. While China accused Washington of triggering the "largest-scale trade war", US stock indexes rose.