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Ebb79379 ac10 456b 85f3 721ab52fa956 1 201 a By Olivia Thomas
October 22, 2019

Think Sustainability | Why banning plastic straws sucks | EP 111

"The war on plastic straws has picked up so much speed some countries are looking to ban them altogether.  But what these bans completely fail to recognise in some people need to use plastic straws every day.  This episode we look at how straw bans discriminate against disability.  Featuring; Micaela Evans.  Simon Darcy - University of Technology Sydney Business School." 

-From Think: Sustainability podcast

As the environmental movement progresses it is easy to overlook every community that makes up a society.  Some plastic innovations were created to simplify and provide independence to those who may not. This podcast provides a great perspective when creating innovations, or perhaps creating an innovation that can help this specific community hang onto their independence. 

Learn more about why banning plastic straws sucks for some in this 18:51 minute podcast;

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