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Journalist request - are you in support of the plastic straw ban?

Sam_AlumniSam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,731 Disability Gamechanger
edited October 2018 in News and opportunities
A journalist has been in touch and is looking for someone to share their story, they are looking for someone who uses straws daily and would class themselves as reliant on them who is in support of the ban (though with caveats for disabled people) and who thinks it is a positive thing?

If you are interested then email us on [email protected] and we can explain more.

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  • feirfeir Member Posts: 396 Pioneering
    edited October 2018
    I'm not dependent on straws but i'd like to say that things that are considered luxuries for able bodied people should not be considered luxuries for disabled people when they are necessities and society needs to learn the difference.
  • shoneyshoney Member Posts: 7 Listener
    Used to have waxed paper straws they OK till get soggy them need a new one.. plastic though time has come to a end 
  • o5jessicao5jessica Member Posts: 42 Connected
    Ok what I'm trying is baby cups instead to which is harder to use, yet I keep getting used to.more drink I have cups smaller what I used too.
    I feel like baby yet only thing I try.
    So anyone tried this then self's .whom is media outlet ?
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