Plastic Straws

Downtown Fargo Eateries Do Away with Plastic Straws and Plastic Bags

Blackbird Woodfire and Nichole's Fine Pastry say the changes are their way of helping environment

FARGO, N.D. —┬áIn the United States, Americans throw away over 500 million plastic straws every year, enough to circle the Earth twice. For Blackbird Woodfire in downtown Fargo, the decision to eliminate plastic straws was simple. “We talked about it for a while as a group, and we were looking at ways to cut down on our plastic use. In…