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McDonald's to Phase Out Plastic Straws in the U.K. to Limit Plastic Waste

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The world's largest restaurant chain will begin to phase out plastic straws in some European markets as concerns about consumer waste mount.
McDonald's mcd will start rolling out paper straws in the U.K. and Ireland, with plans to phase out the plastic variety in all 1,361 locations there in 2019. The company, which has also been testing alternatives in Belgium, will begin trials in select restaurants in the U.S., France, Sweden and Norway later this year as it seeks to source more of its packaging across the globe from recycled sources.
The move by McDonald's comes as plastic waste has...
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McDonald's to replace plastic straws with paper ones in UK and Ireland: BBC

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LONDON - McDonald's will replace plastic straws with paper ones in all its restaurants in the United Kingdom and Ireland, starting from September, the BBC reported on Friday.
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McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

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McDonald's says it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and will test an alternative to plastic ones in some of its...
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