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IKEA Canada to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

BURLINGTON, Ont. — IKEA Canada has announced the successful phase-out of all single-use plastic straws in its Canadian operations — nine months ahead of...

Starbucks Testing Greener Cups

SEATTLE — Starbucks is set to trial a selection of greener cup solutions in select cities around the world.

A&W Unveils New Public Installation Made With Plastic Straws

TORONTO — A&W Canada has unveiled a public art installation made from the last of the company's plastic straws. In June 2018, A&W announced it...

Subway to Eliminate Plastic Straws by 2019

TORONTO — Subway Canada has announced plans to eliminate plastic straws at 3,200 of its restaurants across the country. The chain will transition to...

Government to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics at its Restaurants and Hotels

OTTAWA — Canada’s Environment and Climate Change minister has announced that the government will take steps to eliminate single-use plastics within federal government operations,...

Prime Pubs Eliminates Plastic Straws Across Canada

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Prime Pubs has completely eliminated plastic straws from all its locations across Canada, including Fionn MacCool’s, D’Arcy McGee’s, Paddy Flaherty’s and...

Sustainability: Commonly Overlooked Items

In the past, few people have gone to a foodservice establishment, ordered a drink and contemplated its impact on the environment as they sipped....

Western University to Use Paper Straws in September

LONDON, Ont. — Western University has announced that its foodservice vendors will stop using plastic straws in favour of biodegradable paper straws. While food...

Starbucks Plans to Eliminate Plastic Straws by 2020

SEATTLE — Starbucks has announced plans to eliminate plastic straws across its 28,000 stores by 2020. The change is part of a conscious effort...

Recipe Unlimited Plans to Eliminate Plastic Straws from its Entire Restaurant...

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Recipe Unlimited (formerly Cara Operations) plans to eliminate plastic straws across its entire 19-brand network of restaurants by March 2019. The...