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First Paper Straw Factory in Decades to Open as UK Bans Plastic

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- 273 days ago -
Transcend Packaging, the owner and operator of the new plant, has already reached out to 1,361 McDonaldâEUR(TM)s restaurants throughout the U.K., as well as other restaurants, to provide them with more environmentally-friendly straws.


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Animae C (507)
Wednesday June 20, 2018, 8:44 am
i don't like them either, i think it's a filthy habit & it give you wrinkles around your mouth!!

Carol J (9)
Wednesday June 20, 2018, 9:06 am
Good news - long overdue.

Bill K (3)
Wednesday June 20, 2018, 9:13 am
when I was a kid paper straws were all we had. they worked just fine.

Amanda McConnell (7)
Wednesday June 20, 2018, 9:39 am
thanks for sharing

Amanda McConnell (7)
Wednesday June 20, 2018, 9:39 am
thanks for sharing

Sue H (7)
Wednesday June 20, 2018, 11:36 am

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday June 20, 2018, 12:37 pm
Wonderful news. Thanks Lone

Kathy B (106)
Wednesday June 20, 2018, 12:38 pm
How many of us remember paper straws?

S J (124)
Thursday June 21, 2018, 4:37 am
Good news, but better without. Meows

Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Friday June 22, 2018, 12:45 pm
I remember paper straws!

Lisa Neste (204)
Friday June 22, 2018, 1:13 pm
Way to go UK! Yes, I'm old enough to remember paper straws as well.

Janis K (129)
Saturday June 23, 2018, 11:01 pm
Good news

Margie FOURIE (148)
Monday June 25, 2018, 9:33 pm
Wonderful, takes me back to the good old days, except they got soggy where you sipped from.

Anne K (139)
Tuesday June 26, 2018, 4:23 pm
Thanks, Lone.

Roberto MARINI (88)
Wednesday June 27, 2018, 8:31 am
noted thanks Lone

Janet B (0)
Wednesday June 27, 2018, 7:17 pm

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 28, 2018, 4:37 am
Good. Thanks.

Margie FOURIE (148)
Friday June 29, 2018, 12:25 am
Thanks again

Evelyn B (63)
Saturday June 30, 2018, 5:17 am
Yes - I remember paper straws! And have been wondering why the articles about plastic straws don't mention them!!
Thanks, Lone

Raleighaway k (359)
Sunday July 1, 2018, 3:14 pm

Danuta W (1251)
Wednesday July 11, 2018, 3:34 am
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