Long Beach restaurant launches the 'No Straw Challenge'

A popular restaurant in Long Beach is issuing a challenge to all restaurants: stop serving drinks with straws unless a customer makes a request. It's a movement that is growing world wide.

More than 500 million straws are used every day and many of them end up in the ocean. Environmentalists say straws are a major contributor to global pollution.

Berlin Bistro in Long Beach is taking the lead on issuing straws only be request.

FOX 11's Gina Silva reports.

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