McDonald's is to replace plastic straws with paper ones across all its outlets in Ireland and the UK after a successful trial. A roll-out of paper straws in all 1,361 restaurants will begin from September, with the process to be completed next year. The move comes as pressure grows on companies to reduce single-use plastic products and packaging, amid concerns over plastic pollution in the oceans where items such as straws end up harming wildlife like turt...
The inaugural "March for the Ocean" is due to take place this Saturday 9 June at 2:30pm. Young environmental activist Flossie Donnelly will lead Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown's “March for the Ocean” as she continues her war on plastic. Flossie, 11, organises regular beach clean-ups near her home in Sandycove. She recently raised €3,000 which saw Ireland’s first seabin installed in Dún Laoghaire Harbour. Ireland's inaugural "March for the Ocean" is due to take pla...
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