MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The City of Miami Beach takes another step to becoming plastic free.

With a unanimous vote, the city commission passed an ordinance banning single use plastic straws and stirrers.

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Similar to the city’s plastic bag restriction, the ordinances will be phased with full enforcement taking place July 2020.

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The city plans to roll out a public education campaign over the next few months informing businesses about the new regulation and helping them identify reusable alternatives.

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Businesses that violate the ban will be fined $50 for the first offense, $100 for the second and $500 for the third and subsequent violations.