Fulton County votes to phase out single-use plastics
Atlanta Headlines April 17, 2019
By CL News StaffFriday April 19, 2019 09:32 am EDT
The Fulton County Commission voted on Wednesday to eliminate "single-use plastics." The move reflects a growing concern nationwide that straws, sandwich bags and other food prep items and containers are contributing to landfill and environmental problems. The fossil fuels used in their manufacture were also cited in the decision.