Are plastic straws the next single-use item to go in the Twin Cities?

(KMSP) – As environmental activists move to eliminate single-use plastic items from everyday use, the plastic drinking straw is next up on the list of things some Twin Cities businesses are hoping to leave behind.

At First Avenue in Minneapolis, bar customers can request a straw but drinks are no longer automatically served with a straw, a move many welcome as an important first step toward eliminating their use completely.

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