Welcome news. Canada will ban some single use plastics such as straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021, P M Justin Trudeau announced recently and he is five months out from an election. (Reuters/SMH)
Forces for good are converging. This is the very least we can do, the remainder of plastic materials need attention as well. Replace simple packaging for a start.
Micro plastics reach the sediment underwater and get into the food chain via fish.