“‘We are proud to be among the first large U.S. companies to announce that we’re eliminating plastic straws in our properties worldwide,’ said Arne Sorenson, president and chief executive officer of Marriott International. ‘Removing plastic straws is one of the simplest ways our guests can contribute to plastic reduction when staying with us — something they are increasingly concerned about and are already doing in their own homes.’ . . .
Marriott said it would adopt a policy of providing paper straws on request, with provisions in place where necessary for customers who require a plastic straw for healthcare reasons.
FULL STORY published July 25, 2018 via GreenBiz