McDonald China to gradually drop plastic straws by 2020

Today, McDonald China announced that the company will further reduce plastics use on food packaging and phase out plastic straws.

Today, McDonald China announced that the company will further reduce plastics use on food packaging and phase out plastic straws.

From June 30, McDonald China will take the lead in implementing dinning and take-out services in nearly a thousand restaurants in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen. Consumers can drink cold drinks without solids, such as Coke, through new lids.

The cold drinks containing solids such as Boba Milk Tea and McCafe cold drinks will still be provided with straws.

McDonald China said that the relevant plastic reduction measures will cover all its restaurants in mainland China by 2020.

At that time, it is expected to reduce plastic consumption by approximately 400 tons per year.

Disclaimer: This is an article created by Michael Liang for Chinasdg.org. You can find the original article here: https://chinasdg.org/2020/06/30/mcdonald-china-to-gradually-drop-plastic-straws-by-2020/.

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