• Food Service Giant Aramark Is Phasing Out Plastic Straws

    20 days ago - By Fortune

    Aramark , which handles food service operations for schools, hospitals, convention centers, and stadiums and arenas around the country, plans to phase out plastic straws and stirrers in most locations.
    The company, in an announcement, says it will begin offering eco-friendly alternatives where possible starting in September. (The phase-out won't be a total one, though, as the Aramark notes hospital patients and some with special needs will still require plastic straws and it will continue to offer them for those customers.)
    The reductions will vary by location, but Aramark says it's aiming...
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