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There"s a major problem with banning plastic straws — and it could alienate and endanger people with disabilities

Proposed bans on plastic straws have gained momentum across the country. Though it may be good for the environment, it can be bad in other ways.&.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2018

People with disabilities concerned about Seattle's ban on plastic straws

Since the City of Seattle banned plastic straws, peo.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 12th, 2018

How Banning Plastic Straws Could Make Pollution Even Worse

Bans also ignor.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 12th, 2018

‘Disabled People Are Not Part of the Conversation.’ Advocates Speak Out Against Plastic Straw Bans

Critics say straws are disappearing without .....»»

Category: topSource: timeJul 12th, 2018

A major Thanos community just started banning hundreds of thousands of people at random, one by one — and they love it

Marvel Studios Warning: Spoilers for "Avengers: Infinity War" ahead. The Thanos subreddit r/ThanosDidNothingWrong banned half of its members on Monday — a tribute to Thanos wiping out .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2018

Banning plastic straws sounds annoying, but here"s why it"s a fight cities must win

Starbucks announced on Monday that it plans to eliminate .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2018

"Adult Sippie Cups" - Starbucks Becomes First Major Chain To Abandon Plastic Straws

With California on the cusp of passing a bill that would prohibit restaurant servers from giving customers plastic straws unless requested, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 9th, 2018

Personal Finance Daily: The first major U.S. city to ban plastic straws and the financial slip-ups that can cost you big

Monday's top personal finance stories.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 2nd, 2018

Seattle becomes first major U.S. city to ban plastic straws

Consumers and lawmakers are calling for the reduction in the use of plastic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 2nd, 2018

Big food-service outfit banning plastic straws at more than 1,000 U.S. eateries

Bon Appétit Management is instituting the new rule at all of its locations in 33 states, including numerous co.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 31st, 2018

Banned in the UK: straws and cotton buds, maybe

Britain is considering banning the sale of plastic straws and other single use products and is pressing Commonwealth allies to also take action to tackle marine waste, the office of Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 19th, 2018

Marriott Will Eliminate Plastic Drinking Straws at all its Properties in 2019

The hotel chain is the latest business to ditch plastic straws. Marriott has plans to eliminate all of the plastic straws in its hotels next year. The chain will re.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 18th, 2018

Another company vows to ditch plastic straws

Fox Business Outlook: Marriott International says it's removing plastic straws and stirrers from all of their 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by July 2019......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 18th, 2018

Marriott International joins list of companies eliminating plastic straws

Marriott International Inc. said Wednesday that it will remove plasti.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 18th, 2018

Marriott removing plastic straws worldwide by July 2019

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 18th, 2018

Marriott Will Stop Using Plastic Straws in all of its Hotels by 2019

Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and d.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJul 18th, 2018

The New York Post: Obama slams politicians for ‘utter loss of shame’ in speech honoring Nelson Mandela

Former President Barack Obama gave his first major speech since leaving office on Tuesday, calling today’s times “strange and uncertain” and urging people to bring back the values of “equality, dignity and kindness.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2018

The New York Post: Obama slams politicians for ‘utter loss of shame’

Former President Barack Obama gave his first major speech since leaving office on Tuesday, calling today’s times “strange and uncertain” and urging people to bring back the values of “equality, dignity and kindness.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2018

Exclusive: Kenya"s Safaricom taking M-Pesa to Ethiopia, sources say

Kenya's Safaricom is in advanced talks with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service, a major step towards establishing a toe-hold in the market of 100 million people, two sources said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2018

Exclusive: Kenya"s Safaricom in "advanced talks" to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya's Safaricom is in "advanced talks" with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service, a major step towards establishing a toe-hold in the market of 100 million people, two sources said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2018

How blockchain can change real estate transactions

Outstanding business success often comes from a unique and market-valued combination of key people, technologies, and ideas that offers strong value to the market by solving a problem or creating an opportunity. Today we’re seeing blockchain ma.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2018