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Front Page » Breaking News » Miami Beach to take final action on use of plastic straws

Miami Beach to take final action on use of plastic straws

Written by on September 10, 2019

Miami Beach’s effort to say goodbye to plastics was to return to the city commission this week in a final vote to enact sale or use restrictions for single-use plastic beverage straws and stirrers citywide.

Commissioners voted for the restrictions in July in a preliminary vote. Commissioner Ricky Arriola’s item stems from an ordinance adopted a year ago prohibiting single-use plastic straws and stirrers from city-owned beaches, docks, marinas, parks, piers, sidewalk cafes, and special events.

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