Queen backs plan to cut plastic use on royal estates

Queen backs plan to cut plastic use on royal estates
 

The Queen is backing efforts to reduce single-use plastics on royal estates.
Glass bottles will replace plastic equivalents in meetings and on-site cafes while non-biodegradable food packaging and plastic straws are also set to be phased out.
The new measures will affect Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
A palace spokesperson said the Royal Household was "committed to reducing its environmental impact".
They added: "At all levels, there's a strong desire to tackle this issue."
New measures also include greater recycling efforts, a regular... read more

 
12 February 2018 in Regional, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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