Food packaging giant Tetra Pak said plastic drinking straws serve a “vital function” of the cartoons, and should not be prohibited.
Plastic straws can be recycled together with used cartons if they are pushed back into the box, the company said.
Tetra Pak is the development of a sheet of straw paper, but said that she would still have “some time” before it was widely available.
His statement is in the midst of growing concern about the effects of plastic pollution, in part helped by the programmes of the BBC Blue Planet II.
Last month, Tetra Pak said his straw paper would be ready before the end of the year.
“In the meantime, therefore, we will continue to make the case that the straws attached to our packages to perform a fundamental function, and that the prohibitions are not the best way to deal with this problem, given the consequences of doing so,” Charles Brand, Tetra Pak, executive vice president of product management and business operations, he told the BBC.
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The Swedish company has sent a letter to its customers in the month of April, saying that she had made the straw paper information of the address “the growing wave of negative public opinion towards plastic straws and government units all over the world to reduce their use,” according to the FT.
“For our part, we will continue to make the case to policy makers, legislators, and environmental groups that the plastic straws attached to the portion size, cardboard packaging serve a completely functional,” the letter from Mr. Brand, he said.
In the month of April, more than 40 companies that have signed a pact with the government of the UNITED kingdom to cut plastic pollution in the next seven years.
But the shareholders of a fast food restaurant chain Mcdonald’s has recently rejected a proposal for a report on his use of plastic straws. Plastic game
Public opinion began to turn on plastic after David Attenborough’s BBC series the Blue Planet II has been released in the month of November.
The first episode of the series, which has been viewed over 14 million times, has highlighted the negative impact that disposable plastic is having on the oceans all over the world – including a case of a pilot whale calf that was believed dead after the consumption of its mother’s milk contaminated with toxic chemicals from plastic.
In the month of January, the Prime Minister, Theresa May, pledged to eradicate all avoidable plastic waste in the UNITED kingdom by 2042.