Orders and regulations: Environmental Protection (Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds and Stirrers) Regulations 2020

Lord Rennard speaks on the importance of environmental protection and the impact plastic straws have. Lord Rennard highlights the importance of having more environmentally friendly items in our packaging ,with items such as plastic straws. Rennard makes the suggestion of promoting alternatives to plastic straws such as reusable metal ones.

“Can more be done to promote recyclable and more environmentally non-plastic straws ? The damage caused by sugary drinks maybe mitigated by the use of a straw. So, we do need people to be able to use non-plastic ones.”

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