Canary Wharf trials plastic straw phase-out

It has asked all restaurants, bars and coffee shops on its estate to get involved

Hilton says its time for plastic straws to check out

The hospitality chain has also revealed a new goal to halve its global environmental footprint by 2030

UK Parliament crackdown on plastic waste

A 25p charge will be added to hot drinks served in single-use cups as part of a trial

Waitrose to bin plastic straws by end of April

The retailer will swap the 600,000 straws it gives out each year to a home compostable material