McDonald's, which uses 1.8m straws a day in the United Kingdom, joins a growing number of chefs and hospitality groups cutting down on plastic use.
The fast food giants have been testing paper straws since April at a selected number of outlets, and the move comes as companies come under increasing demand to reduce the amount of single-use plastic they use on a daily basis.
It's bad enough that plastic tossed into landfills never degrades, but billions of tons of plastic have ended up in the world's oceans over the years.
Figures from the US-based Ocean Conservancy's TIDES data system show that plastic straws are the 11th most common item of rubbish found during oceanic clean-ups, making up about 3% of recovered waste.
Malibu, Calif., and a few other cities, have already banned the use of plastic straws at restaurants.
Burger King, Wagamama and JD Wetherspoon have all ditched plastic straws in the previous year. "You can think of straws made of paper or no straw at all", a spokesperson said to the broadcaster.
France edge Australia with helping hand from VAR A win against the South Americans next would allow France coach Didier Deschamps to rotate his players for the final game. Giroud and midfielder Blaise Matuidi had a big impact after coming in as substitutes during the second half.
Royal Mail bans England flags from vans It has told drivers not to adorn, vans, trollies or lorries with England flags or stickers, as it could obstruct their vision. Ms Howard said the flags will stay up "until England get knocked out so "Come on England", let's hope they do well".
A straw, which is used for only 20 minutes on average, can take more than 200 years to break down into smaller pieces and often does not fully disintegrate. In addition to straws, a meal at a fast food restaurant might be served on a plastic plate, with a plastic top, with plastic utensils, wrapped in plastic.
Instead of waiting for the inevitable, Lefty ran over to the ball while it was still moving. and hit it back at the hole. Shinnecock Hills has been ripping apart the world's best players all week and it all must have just gotten to Mickelson.
When TMZ asked if he would've liked to join the cast for Drake's music video had he been asked, he said "100%". He released the video Wednesday night and it already has more than 2.5 million views on YouTube.
Drivers who register from 25 June onwards (post-launch) will receive a $100 bonus after completing 20 trips within 7 days. The company isn't widely known outside of China , but it has been aggressively pushing into worldwide markets this year.
The proposed measure would make the practice, known as "upskirting", punishable by up to two years in prison in England and Wales. In a statement, campaigner Ms Martin said she had spoken to Sir Christopher, who agreed to discuss the Bill with her.
Or, "early" in the sense that it's early for us, less so for the frogs. "There could be a lot more fossils coming", he said . There, they found four frogs preserved in amber, together with other resin drops containing other plants and creatures.
Mr Kilimnik, who denies having ties to Russian intelligence, was a long-serving employee of Mr Manafort's political consultancy. He also asked the judge to consider the burden it would place on Manafort to prepare for two criminal trials from jail.
Called " Everything Is Love ", the announcement was made by TIDAL , the streaming company owned by Jay-Z. Blue Ivy ends the song " BOSS " with a shout-out to her 1-year-old brother and sister, Rumi and Sir.
In a mirror image of the first set, the two players were locked on serve until they were separated by an ultimate tie-breaker. Last time that Raonic won a title was two years and a half ago, 2016 Brisbane just against Federer in the final.
Future data from spacecraft such as ICESat-2, GRACE-FO and NISAR should provide an even more detailed picture of global ice loss and sea level rise.
Sri Lanka's Mathews, Gamage out of Windies tour
The duo would be reaching the Caribbean on Wednesday and would not be considered for selection for the second Test. Meanwhile, Mendis scored a valiant 102 in the final innings in their chase of 453.
Sri Lankans stage sit-in after ball-tampering allegations
Former Sri Lanka player Kumar Sangakkara told Sky Sports in the United Kingdom : "I think that they feel hard done-by". However it was after these deliberations that the Sri Lankans agreed to the change of ball and to continue playing.
Suit: Trump foundation misused cash
Trump's Mar-A-Lago resort, $158K to settle legal claims against Trump National Golf Club, and $10K to purchase a painting of Mr. The oversized checks bore Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan along with the foundation's address.
Stocks close down as U.S., China trade fire on tariffs
Numerous exports are linked to the nation's " Made in China 2025 " plan to lead the world in sectors like AI and robotics. In the statement , Trump said those measures would be implemented only if the Chinese strike back at Friday's move.
Argentina 1-1 Iceland: Five things we learned
However, against the run of play in the 23rd minute, Iceland pushed forward through Birkir Bjarnason and Aron Gunnarsson. Now they are up against Lionel Messi and it will be fascinating to see how they get on.
Trump ignites trade war with China
The Trump administration has sought to protect consumers from a direct impact from the tariffs , which amount to a tax on imports. Soybean futures responded quickly as traders factored in the impact of lower demand for US soy from top global buyer China.
Taxi crash in Moscow's Red Square injures 8 people
Authorities have vowed a safe soccer World Cup, which Russian Federation is hosting for the first time ever. Sources say the driver pleaded with people at the scene, claiming he did not mean to hit the football fans.