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Bacardi's 'No-Straw' Movement Aims to Reduce Plastic Straw Waste

by Katherine Pendrill

Bacardi recently initiated the 'No-Straw' movement as a means of combating plastic straw waste. Plastic straws are directly linked to the spirits market, meaning Bacardi's drinks are often served with plastics straws that will eventually end up in landfills. This initiative aims to reduce waste by asking consumers to say no to plastic straws at the bar and at home.

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Be Bacardi Good Spirited: Add "No Straw, Please" to Your Drink Order

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Did you know that straws and stirrers are among the most common pieces of trash in our oceans? Bacardi Trade Advocacy Director Ian McLaren shares how you can do your Good Spirited part by adding “no straw, please” to your cocktail order.

Bacardi Good Spirited: Tips for a More Sustainable Office

Reduce office energy use and costs with these green tips
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As Bacardi continues to build a more sustainable future, check out these simple tips for a more sustainable office. Through these tips, Bacardi can reduce office energy use and costs.

​To learn more about Bacardi Limited and its “Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future” environmental initiative for sourcing, packaging and operational efficiencies across the entire Bacardi family of premium spirits and wine brands, visit

Bacardi Initiates a ‘No-Straw’ Movement to Reduce Waste

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Hamilton, Bermuda, March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of World Water Day today, Bacardi announces it has launched an in-house initiative to remove straws and stirrers in cocktails at company events.

Bacardi USA Receives U.S. EPA 2015 SmartWay® Excellence Award

Bacardi recognized as a top environmental performer and leader for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency
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Coral Gables, Fla., October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/  ̶̶̶̶  Bacardi U.S.A., Inc., the United States import and distribution arm of one of the world's leading spirits and wine producers, was honored with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency.  

A Sustainable Mark of Excellence for John Dewar & Sons

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Hamilton, Bermuda, October 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – One of the most historic global Scotch whisky distillers is on an environmental roll. John Dewar & Sons Ltd., part of the Bacardi group of companies, has the distinction of being one of the few entities in the spirits industry to be certified – and re-certified – by the Carbon Trust Standard. The mission of the Carbon Trust Standard is to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low-carbon economy. It recognizes companies that demonstrate ongoing progress in the areas of energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.

John Dewar & Sons Helps Power Thousands of Scottish Homes

Industry-wide collaboration generates energy by burning whisky by-products
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Hamilton, Bermuda, August 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In a country famous for its award-winning, highly respectable Scotch whisky production, Scotland now boasts an innovative partnership with benefits beyond the traditional toast and good cheer.

A Toast to Sustainability Across the Scotch Whisky Industry

John Dewar & Sons Ltd. partners with the Scotch Whisky Association for environmental gains
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Hamilton, Bermuda, August 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In Scotland, a small country of just five million people, Scotch whisky is at the heart of the economy. Estimates are that 36 bottles of Scotch whisky are exported every second – yes, every single second – in an industry that supports some 35,000 jobs.

Scotch Distillery Reduces Carbon Footprint with Biomass Boiler


The Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery in the heart of the Scottish Highlands is known for its rich tradition of producing some of the world’s finest Scotch—while at the same time, setting industry-leading sustainability standards.

The late 2014 installment of a biomass boiler at the Aberfeldy site cut the carbon footprint at the home of Dewar’s Blended Scotch whisky by a whopping 90 percent.

Bacardi Limited Implements Spirited Environmental Measures


Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, produces and markets internationally recognized spirits and wines with a portfolio comprising more than 200 brands and labels. 

The company has taken a leadership role in sustainability with substantial steps toward minimizing environmental impact—recognizing the challenges of global climate change and increasing water scarcity, for example. 


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