biodegradable

Guiness multipack use
Diageo
April 15, 2019 - 1:18 pm
By Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN Business (CNN) — Guinness is ditching plastic ring containers and shrink wrap in its beer multipacks. The parent company of the Irish brand, Diageo, announced Monday that it will replace plastic with 100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard. The change also applies to...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
August 13, 2018 - 4:23 pm
ATLANTIC COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Atlantic County has banned single-use plastic bags and straws inside its parks. The ban officially went into effect Monday. Visitors who violate the new policy will be issued a warning through August of next year. After that, the county will ticket people to...
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PennEnvironment is calling on elected officials to pass a statewide ban on one-time use items.
PennEnvironment
Antionette Lee
July 26, 2018 - 7:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As it turns out, those Styrofoam to-go plates you use for lunch and the cup you drink your morning coffee from aren't as harmless as you may think. The conservation organization PennEnvironment is asking small businesses and restaurants to retire Styrofoam products. "...
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This March 24, 2018, file photo shows a sign in a Starbucks in downtown Pittsburgh.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File
July 09, 2018 - 9:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, citing the environmental threat to oceans. The company becomes the largest food and beverage company to do so as calls to cut waste globally grow louder. Plastic straws have become a flashpoint. A...
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