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# straws - Friday 4 January, 2019

Government and schools will no longer buy single-use plastic cups, cutlery and straws
# Environment
# Environment

Government and schools will no longer buy single-use plastic cups, cutlery and straws

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 2:42 PM 27,865 Views 56 Comments

The Green Party has said the ban only addresses “the lowest of the low-hanging fruit”.

# straws - Sunday 8 July, 2018

The global war on plastic has left manufacturers rethinking their straw productions
# Plastic Waste
# Plastic Waste

The global war on plastic has left manufacturers rethinking their straw productions

Jul 8th 2018, 12:00 PM 17,561 Views 30 Comments

Eight million tonnes of plastic are dumped into the Earth’s oceans and seas each year.

# straws - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Supermacs to introduce recyclable cups, paper straws and biodegradable burger wraps in all restaurants
# Going Green
# Going Green

Supermacs to introduce recyclable cups, paper straws and biodegradable burger wraps in all restaurants

Jul 5th 2018, 5:00 PM 13,389 Views 45 Comments

The changes are part of the restaurant’s green initiative which is being rolled out across all 110 outlets.

# straws - Friday 15 June, 2018

McDonald's to replace plastic straws with paper ones in Irish restaurants
# Recycle
# Recycle

McDonald's to replace plastic straws with paper ones in Irish restaurants

Jun 15th 2018, 10:04 AM 13,043 Views 41 Comments

McDonald’s will begin the process of transferring to paper straws from September.

# straws - Monday 28 May, 2018

Plastic straws, cutlery and cotton buds could be banned across the EU
# Marine Litter
# Marine Litter

Plastic straws, cutlery and cotton buds could be banned across the EU

May 28th 2018, 3:23 PM 15,368 Views 38 Comments

Some 500,000 tonnes of plastic waste from the EU end up in the sea every year.

# straws - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Waste, turtles, and money: Why Irish pubs and cafés are ditching plastic straws
# Final Straw
# Final Straw

Waste, turtles, and money: Why Irish pubs and cafés are ditching plastic straws

Feb 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 42,787 Views 21 Comments

We talked to them to find out more about the reasons behind the decision.

# straws - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Opinion: Echoes of Moyes as Van Gaal grasps at straws
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Opinion: Echoes of Moyes as Van Gaal grasps at straws

Mar 10th 2015, 3:00 PM 5,613 Views 15 Comments

There will be no first-season silverware for the Dutchman, who has habitually been quick to make an impression at his former clubs.