Ketchup, mayonnaise, and vinegar sachets to be banned from restaurants

Ketchup, mayonnaise, and vinegar sachets to be banned from restaurants

Restaurants and takeaways will be banned from distributing condiment sachets in a bid to be more environmentally friendly. Under new measures being put forward in the latest fight against single-use plastics, eateries will be banned from giving out ketchup, mayonnaise and vinegar sachets. Plastic plates, mini milk pots and popular extras such as salad dressing could also be banned. Read more stories on restaurants in Hull here. The Department for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs are making plans to cut down on waste that cannot easily be recycled and which is likely to go into landfill or end up in the sea, The Times reports. The ban would follow on from plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds, which became illegal in the majority of circumstances in 2020, Mirror Online reports. …
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