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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Prohibition of Plastic Straws & Stirrers Goes into Effect on December 12, 2019

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Thursday, December 12, 2019 is the effective date of Ordinance No. 23-2019, the prohibits the sale, distribution or use of plastic straws and stirrers within the corporate limits of the Town of Palm Beach. 

The ordinance was adopted on July 9, 2019, and allowed for a Town-wide phase-in period to deplete current stocks and assist with transitioning from plastic straws and stirrers to paper, wooden or reusable products. Businesses and vendors with back stock are able to dispose of these items by placing them in your Town issued recycling bins. 

Please visit our website for more information regarding the prohibition of plastic straws and stirrers, by clicking here. If you have any questions, please contact the Town Manager’s Office at townmanager@townofpalmbeach.com or 561-838-5410.


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