McDonald’s started testing paper straws on a dozen markets including Poland. Plastic straws, because of their small size, are difficult to segregate and recycle. “This is one of the aspects of wider disposable packaging topic, on which we focus as part of the Scale For Good strategy, ” Director of Corporate Affairs at McDonald’s Polska Anna Borys-Karwacka said.
The test will run from January 7 to 27 in selected McDonald’s restaurants in Warsaw, Katowice, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Wrocław. The tests will allow finding the best solution to use on a global scale, the statement said.