Travel company Thomas Cook pledges to remove 70 million single-use plastic items from its operations by 2020

Thomas Cook has announced that it will phase out more than 70 million single-use plastic items within the next 12 months. The changes will come from flight operations, domestic tours, resorts, and branded hotels around Europe and northern Africa. Furthermore, the tour operator will be running a pilot scheme in its Casa Cook Rhodes hotel to repurpose plastic inflatables as beach bags and wash bags.

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