Environment & Sustainability
2019 Jun 17 Mon, 12:14:27 pm

Emirates airline commits to reducing single-use plastic on board

DUBAI, 17th June, 2019 (WAM) -- Emirates airline has made a network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics on board its aircraft. As of 1st June, eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced and all Emirates flights will soon be plastic straw-free. The airline has been working on various long-term sustainability initiatives. In addition to plastic straws, plastic swizzle sticks, and stirrers will also be replaced with eco-friendly alternatives by the end of the year. From August, plastic bags used for Inflight Retail purchases will also be...