Spotted straw-free initiatives at some eateries here? It's all thanks to this 17-year-old

17-year-old environmental activist Ang Zyn Yee is on a mission to minimise the use of plastic straws.
17-year-old environmental activist Ang Zyn Yee is on a mission to minimise the use of plastic straws.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

SINGAPORE - Since April this year, customers of fast food eatery 4Fingers Crispy Chicken have been reminded to ditch plastic straws.

The locally-founded franchise is one of 27 eateries, including Wheeler's Yard and Brawn & Brains Coffee, doing so this year in a bid to reduce plastic waste.

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