Sodexo cracks down on unrecyclable plastic waste

The food services and facilities management company is phasing out takeaway boxes, plastic cutlery, unrecyclable polystyrene cups and single-use plastic bags

Sodexo has announced it is removing unrecyclable polystyrene products and single-use plastic bags from its global supply chain.

The food services and facilities management company says from 1st February 2020, all food-service items such as takeaway boxes, plastic cutlery and cups made from unrecyclable polystyrene will no longer be available to purchase.

The firm previously banned plastic stirrers and straws in 2018 - it notes this change has already resulted in a reduction of 1.8 million of each of the products being used and thrown away.

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