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Andrea SnowProfessor StancilEN 10217 April 2019Should plastic straws be banned?Prompt: Should plastic straws be banned and to what extent should plastic straws be banned?I.Thesis: Partial ban for plastic straws and should be banned what are the negative effects and consequences, what are plastic straws going to be replace with, and what are the companies that already banned plastic straws.II.Big Idea: Negative Effects / Consequences.A. Source Robyn Powell1.People with disabilities want to save the planet. We also need to be able to drink.B. Source CBC Radio’s2. So there’s a multitude of conditions that these bans affect, and since one size doesn't fit all, we’ve got to take them to all into account in order to be fairC. Source Tom Chivers3. The world is heating up dangerously and the oceans may be dying. In this context,the UK's proposed plan to ban plastic strawsfeels a little like spitting in the wind.D. Source Jason Henninger4. But others argue the plastic straw ban has unintended consequences for people with disabilities and could be harmful to small businesses.III.Big Idea: Replacing plastic straws (alternatives)A.Source Vivian Ho1.Many west coast boba shop owners are meeting the challenge head on, offering discounts for reusable straws and experimenting with cardboard-like compostable alternatives.B. Source The Last Straw2. In this piece Last plastic Star, is giving us different types of straws under different types of categories like natural degranable and etc. IV.Big Idea: People for banning plastic straws or companies that already banned plastic strawsA.Source Adele Peter’s1.For Starbucks, the change came in response to growing pressure to ditch plastic strawsB. Source Emily Atkins2.“Clearly we need more and bigger commitments from companies that are literally handing us tons of plastics every day,” said Jacqueline Savitz.C. Source Gina Martinez
3. Starbucks said in a press release that the move to replace straws from its roughly 28,000 stores will eliminate more than 1 billion straws a year.D. Source Melissa Locker4. On Thursday, Bon Appétit, a large food service company, announcedit is getting rid of plastic straws in all 1,000 of its cafes across 33 states.V.ConclusionI think there should be a partial banned for plastic straws because there are so many people that depend on plastic straws. Like people who are disability, are very sick or just had a stroke. And what are the consequences and effects are there when plastic straws are banned forever in the United States. What are the companies that already banned in the United States like in other places like the UK. I do not fully believe that plastic straws should be fully banned at all.

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