McDonald's is looking for a substitute for the plastic straw at all of their stores. To start, every single McDonald's in the United Kingdom and Ireland is going to start with paper straws. It's a move that is quickly happening with large businesses across America. Alaska Airlines and Royal Caribbean have already adopted

McDonald’s is committed to using our scale for good and working to find sustainable solutions for plastic straws globally,” Francesca DeBiase, the company's executive vice president for global supply chain and sustainability, said in a statement. “We hope this work will support industry wide change."

The Chicago-based fast-food chain said it has been dabbling in disposable-straw alternatives in Belgium, too. Later this year, it will also begin trying them in France, Sweden and Norway. And in Malaysia, McDonald's will try a new approach to dispensing straws -- giving them out only if a customer requests one", according to WGRZ.


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