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The last straw for Jumeirah Restaurant Group

by Mahak Mannan | 22 May 2018

As of 18 March 2018, Jumeirah Restaurant Group has gone 100% plastic-free and we spoke to Emma Banks, general manager, Jumeirah Restaurant Group on why they are going green. Why did you take the decision to go plastic free? We have gone straw less with a commitment to becoming as free from single-use plastic as

Opt-out of plastic with Deliveroo

by Mahak Mannan | 14 May 2018

The food delivery service to make plastic cutlery an opt-in for all UAE customers, which will help reduce wasted plastic cutlery. Deliveroo today announced a partnership with conservation organisation, Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF (EWS-WWF), in a drive to contribute towards the reduction in plastic waste across the UAE. The collaboration will introduce

Pasta over plastic at BASTA! by David Myers

by Mahak Mannan | 14 May 2018

BASTA! has become the first restaurant in the Middle East to offer straws made entirely from pasta. Italian eatery BASTA! by celebrity chef David Myers have drawn their straw in the battle against plastic pollution of our oceans. Commenting on the initiative, Chef David Myers says: “Being someone who loves spending time in the ocean, I witness the consequences of our overuse

Coya Worldwide Goes Plastic Free

by Mahak Mannan | 10 Apr 2018

Coya has announced that it will no longer use plastic drinking straws at any of its venues across the globe in a bid to reduce global consumption. Apart from plastic straws, Coya has also committed to stop using plastic stirrers and paper napkins and implement refillable juice bottles rather than single-use plastic bottles. Cedric Toussaint,









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