Royal Caribbean to stop using plastic straws by the end of the year

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

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said Friday it will eliminate the use of plastic straws by the end of 2018. The cruise line said starting in 2019, guests who request a straw will receive a paper straw. As part of the company’s plastic reduction policy, the company will also begin using wood coffee stirrers and bamboo garnish picks. The company will then focus on…

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