Wetherspoons Bans Plastic Straws

JD Wetherspoons has announced it will stop using plastic straws across its 900 pubs in the UK and Ireland by the end of this year, in a bid to curb plastic pollution. Instead it will switch to biodegradeable paper straws, with staff at the pub chain reducing the use of …

Report: Offer Londoners Cash to Cut ‘Out of Control’ Plastic Bottle Waste

The Mayor of London should look at offering residents free water refills and bottle return schemes in order to combat the capital’s ‘out of control’ plastic waste problem, according to the London Assembly. A report by the London Assembly’s Environment Committee last week said more plastic bottles needed to be …