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KFC Singapore to Stop Providing Plastic Caps and Straws for Drinks

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KFC announced on Monday (Jun 18) that in an effort to reduce single-use plastics, it will no longer provide plastic caps and straws with drinks at its 84 outlets in Singapore starting on Wednesday.

It will, however, continue to offer plastic caps for takeaway drinks. 

In a press release, the fast-food chain said that the move - part of its No Straws Initiative - will see a reduction of 17.8 metric tonnes of single-use plastics in a year.

Bacardi and Lonely Whale Team Up to Ensure #TheFutureDoesntSuck

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Two leaders in the movement against single-use plastic join forces to achieve a goal of removing one billion single-use plastic straws by 2020

Bacardi commits to review its supply chain to reduce single-use plastic items and further increase recyclable and biodegradable plastic

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Two leaders in the movement against single-use plastic join forces to achieve a goal of removing one billion single-use plastic straws by 2020

Bacardi commits to review its supply chain to reduce single-use plastic items and further increase recyclable and biodegradable plastic

Bans on Plastic Straws Are Growing. But Is the Travel Industry Doing Enough?

Global momentum has built in recent months to ban plastic straws and replace them with biodegradable paper ones. But cruise lines and luxury resorts are lagging.
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By Adam H. Graham

Bacardi Announces Annual Good Spirited Awards for Environmental Sustainability Gains

Winners reduced emissions, water use, energy, and increased recycling and savings
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – While we’re all winners when sustainability becomes the norm, Bacardi announced its internal winners of its 4th Annual Bacardi Good Spirited awards. Employees, teams, and facilities received recognition for their substantial environmental achievements within five different award categories.

Could It Be the Last Straw for Plastic Straws?

Drinking straws are pointless and damaging, but it’s hard to leave them behind
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By Bee Wilson

Plastic drinking straws, I realized recently, are enmeshed with many of my fondest memories. When I was a child, a glass of lemonade with a straw was heaven. Drinking straws were also part of going to the movies, huddled in the dark with a giant, icy Diet Coke. In my 20s, I remember the thrill of sipping whiskey sours through one of those short, slender cocktail straws and feeling carefree and sophisticated.

Bacardi Supports "Miami Is Not Plastic" Campaign Launch

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Bacardi came out to support the “Miami Is Not Plastic” launch event, an initiative to inspire hospitality businesses in the Miami area to reduce single-use disposable plastics in an effort to help keep our oceans clean. Local politicians, hospitality leaders, eco-friendly vendors, charitable organizations, and about 300 guests – including many Bacardi employees and business partners - came out to show their support.

Miami is Not Plastic

Rusty Pelican introduces initiative to reduce single use disposable plastic
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The #MiamiIsNotPlastic campaign – a joint effort between Key Biscayne Florida’s iconic waterfront restaurant Rusty Pelican, its neighboring sister restaurant Whisky Joe’s, and the Rickenbacker Marina – officially kicked off in January 2018.  Conceived by Pallava Goenka, Regional Managing Director of Specialty Restaurants Corporation (SRC) which operates Rusty Pelican and Whisky Joe’s, in partnership with the Rickenbacker Marina, the initiative, which draws attention to plastic pollution caused by single use plastic, has drawn the interest o

Don't Suck. Stop Using Wasteful Plastic Straws

by David Suzuki
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Numerous campaigns have sprung up to get people to forgo drinking straws — or at least to use less environmentally damaging alternatives. Some restaurants have stopped automatically putting them in drinks, and others are using compostable straws, but most still offer plastic. International spirits company Bacardi has joined with the Surfrider Foundation for a "no-straw movement" as part of its Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future program.

That is the Last Straw – Why Giving Up the Use of Straws is Good for You – and the Planet

by Cris Merz
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You may have seen a few campaigns on social media recently about major corporations like Bacardi pledging to eliminate straws from all company functions as well as campaigns from numerous groups like #stopsucking. The initiatives behind these campaigns are to get people to eliminate the use of straws in their daily routine.  Why?

It’s bad. Bad for the environment, but even worse for you.

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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.

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