McDonald’s have announced a bold move to ban an item in all their UK restaurants- leaving customers of the global food franchise fuming . The junk food giant will be ditching all plastic cutlery and instead replacing it with paper alternatives, reports the Liverpool Echo. The new environmentally conscious cutlery is made from renewable, FSC certified pressed-paper and will be replacing the axed plastic utensils across the entirety of the nations McDonald’s sites. Nina Prichard, head of sustainable and ethical sourcing at McDonald’s claims the move is to cut down on waste and further increase their use of sustainable materials. …Despite the move, customers have been left unhappy, commenting on the poor quality of the brand’s paper straws as a comparison. Reacting to the latest announcement on social media, Twitter user Holly said: “Eating with your hands would be more successful than paper cutlery.
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