Italian restaurant bans plastic straws

AN ITALIAN restaurant based in Gunwharf Quays has made the decision to ban plastic straws.

Monday, 19th March 2018, 4:55 am

Carluccio’s, which has 103 restaurants across the UK, will have banned all plastic straws by the end of this month.

CEO Mark Jones said: ‘In 2017, Carluccio’s used 1.5 million straws across its UK business and around half a million in London alone.’

Last month The News launched The Last Straw campaign, to stamp out the sale of plastic straws in the region.

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‘Operating a large national group means we have the power to make a real difference.

‘Removing plastic straws, is us playing our part in reducing the volume of plastic that significantly damages our environment and wildlife.’