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City Council Committee Advances Ordinance That Would Ban Single-Use Plasticware In Restaurant Takeout Orders

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A City Council Committee has approved a measure that would set a limit on plasticware in Chicago.

The Environmental Protection Committee advanced the ordinance on Monday.

It would ban restaurants from including single-use plastic utensils, as well as napkins and condiment packets, in takeout orders unless requested by a customer.

The ban goes to a full City Council vote on Tuesday.

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