Cal Poly has a goal of diverting 80 percent of its consumer waste away from landfills by 2020. University officials say the paper straws are fully compostable and decompose in 30 to 60 days.
Cal Poly switching to paper straws at campus dining facilities
Date Published September 10, 2018
Date Published Sep 10, 2018
Author KSBY staff
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