Chesterfield cafe and bar to ditch plastic straws

A cafe and bar in Chesterfield town centre is ditching all plastic straws after the weekend.

Friday, 13th April 2018, 12:32 pm
Updated Friday, 13th April 2018, 12:36 pm
Pump + Grind wants to help the environment.

A statement on Pump + Grind's Facebook page states: "David Attenborough's plea to clean up our seas and reduce plastic consumption rightly touched us all.

"In aid of helping to save our ocean-dwelling friends, we will no longer be offering plastic straws at Pump + Grind.

"We now only offer plant-based, compostable straws."

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The Marine Conservation Society estimates the UK uses 8.5 billion straws every year which are among the top 10 items found in beach clean-ups.

Pump + Grind opened on Stephensons Place at the end of last year.