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Worcester food businesses urged to cut out single-use plastics

20220303-131658L-to-R---Peter-Robinson-from-Plastic-Free-Worcester-Jose-Goncalves-owner-of-Taste-of-Portugal-and-Cllr-Andy-Stafford A growing number of Worcester cafes, bars and restaurants are cutting out plastic for good.

Worcester City Council is encouraging local cafes, takeaways and restaurants to take action now in the light of Government proposals to phase out single-use plastic plates, cutlery, polystyrene cups and food and beverage containers. According to estimates, England uses 1.1 billion single-use plates and 4.25 billion items of single-use cutlery — mos...

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Worcester is awarded ‘Plastic Free Communities’ status as it takes action on Single-Use Plastic

Worcester has joined a network of communities across the UK which are leading the way to tackle throw away plastic at source. Worcester has been awarded Plastic Free Community status by marine conservation charity Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) in recognition of the work it has done to start reducing the impact of single-use plastic on the environmen...

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Worcester City Council bans single-use plastics

Plastic Free Worcester Councillors and members of Plastic Free Worcester

Worcester City Council has agreed to end the purchase and use of 'single-use plastic' products, such as bottles, cups, cutlery and drinking straws, for any council-related activity. And the organisation has joined forces with the Plastic Free Worcester action group in a bid to encourage other organisations, businesses and event planners to take act...

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