Chicago passes watered-down plastic foodware ‘ban’ that critics call greenwashing

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Under a new law passed Tuesday by a 37-10 vote from the Chicago City Council, restaurants will only be allowed to provide single-use “foodware” — a broad category that includes everything from plastic utensils to ketchup packets — if the items are requested by customers with takeout and delivery orders.

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