Plastic straws stirrers and cotton buds may be banned so what should

first_imgOfficial figures show that Britons use 44 billion plastic stirrers and 42 billion plastic straws every year. The Prime Minister has called on all other Commonwealth countries to join in the fight against plastic pollution at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London. A consultation proposing a ban on single use plastic in England will be published by Environment Secretary Michael Gove later this year. Plastic straws So, what should you use instead? The Government is set to ban plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds as early as next year in a bid to help save the environment, which is currently under threat from plastic pollution. These may well be the easiest to give up – as pubs,…last_img