We loved this article by Sky News. Now we just need additional authorities to be inspired and follow Malibu’s (and the Queen's) example.
Campaigners in one of the most iconic beach cities in the world say its decision to ban plastic cutlery and straws should be an inspiration to communities everywhere.
The city of Malibu in California voted unanimously to impose the ban from 1 June, forcing businesses in the city to provide straws, knives, forks, spoons and stirrers made of alternatives to plastic, including wood, bamboo and paper.
A playground for the rich and famous, famed for its 21 miles of scenic Pacific Ocean coastline, Malibu has become one of the first communities to take the step.