Bacardi And Lonely Whale Team Up To Ensure #TheFutureDoesntSuck

Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, and Lonely Whale, the award-winning non-profit dedicated to bringing forward courageous ideas that positively impact the health of our ocean, today announced they have joined forces to help rid the environment of single-use plastic, including the goal to eliminate one billion single-use plastic straws by 2020. In addition, Bacardi announced a commitment to review its global supply chain, with the aim of removing non-essential, non-recyclable single-use plastic waste. Through a series of corporate and brand collaborations, events, and…

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Alaska Airlines goes strawless in partnership with nonprofit Lonely Whale, continues commitment to sustainability

Alaska Airlines and Lonely Whale today announced the airlines’ initiative to replace single-use, non-recyclable, plastic stir straws and citrus picks with sustainable alternatives in its airport lounges and on all domestic and international commercial flights starting July 16, 2018. The initiative is one of many in Alaska Airlines’ push for sustainability and goal of reducing its inflight waste per passenger going to landfills by 70 percent by 2020. “Whether providing fantastic service or leading in sustainability, caring about people and communities is in our DNA,” said Diana Birkett Rakow, Alaska…

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