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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The largest zoo in New Mexico is going green by ditching plastic bags and offering more eco-friendly food serving and storage options for visitors.

The group that manages catering at the Albuquerque BioPark along with the cafes at the zoo and aquarium is implemented a number of green initiatives to limit the use of plastics.

That includes replacing straws with a compostable and recyclable version. All the cups, lids and disposable ware are also compostable.

The company that manages the gift shops no longer uses plastic bags.

The BioPark also has a recycling program for plastic bottles and small plastic waste, aluminum cans, cardboard and paper in conjunction with city’s solid waste department.