With COP26 on the horizon and sustainability on the nation’s lips, The Morning Advertiser measures up some of the steps being taken by the on-trade to cut its carbon footprint, and how it can help bounce back from Covid in a ‘green’ way.
Punch has become the latest pubco to join the war against plastic straws by eliminating their use across its 70-strong retail pub estate, while encouraging its circa 1,200 leased and tenanted pubs to follow suit.
The pub sector is focused on reducing harmful plastic waste, the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) said, as it encouraged businesses in the trade that have not yet phased out and single-use banned plastic straws to do so.
Can you remember the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005? This Act has all sorts of goodies in it like “unlawful display of advertisements”; a defence to which is where a person would not be guilty of displaying an advertisement in contravention...