Student campaign in Dubai gets restaurants to pledge against single-use straws

Students from GEMS Modern Academy-UAE in collaboration with the marine conservation organisation AZRAQ are leading a campaign named Say No to Straws to rid Dubai of single-use plastic straws. The students have been visiting restaurants to convince and pledge against the use of plastic straws on their premises. The campaign reports that they have so far managed to sign up dozens of restaurants including the chain restaurants Chili’s and Joe’s Crab Shack in Dubai Mall.

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