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New NJ Restriction on Single-Use Plastic Straws Aims to Reduce Plastic Pollution

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Some New Jersey residents might have noticed a change in how they receive drinks at a restaurant. WHYY’s Kenneth Burns explains that diners who want a plastic straw with their drink now must request one.

(Original air-date: 11/12/21)

Kenneth Burns is WHYY’s South Jersey reporter. He joined the station in 2018 as an anchor. He also contributed stories and won a 2020 Keystone Media Award for one of them.