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May 4, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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Burger King is giving its most-used items, like utensils, straws and wrappers, an environmentally friendly makeover as part of the company's continued push to reduce waste.

New York (CNN Business)Burger King is giving its most-used items, like utensils, straws and wrappers, an environmentally friendly makeover as part of the company's continued push to reduce waste.

Burger King is also testing new cutlery that's made with plant-based plastics, paper straws and a new strawless lids that could eliminate roughly 500 million plastic straws from its US restaurants.

"This pilot gives us the opportunity to gain knowledge and provide learnings for the industry while getting us one step closer towards our goal of advancing packaging sustainability by improving materials and reducing overall packaging used, including single-use plastics," the company said in a statement.

In those three cities, Burger King partnered with TerraCycle's zero-waste delivery platform, Loop, to test a new hamburger container and beverage cup that was cleaned and reused.

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