Marriott's UK hotels ditching plastic straws

Marriott International is with immediate effect removing plastic straws (up to 300,000 a year) from over 60 of its UK hotels, including Marriott County Hall London, Le Meridien Piccadilly, W London Leicester Square and Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel.

Customers requesting straws going forward will be offered biodegradable or paper straws. More at Business Traveller.