McDonald’s to dump plastic packaging in salads and McFlurry shake-up

McDonald’s UK is to remove single-use plastics from its salads range and plastic lids from all McFlurry ice creams, in a major drive to reduce plastic packaging. All primary meal and side salads will be served in 100% sustainable and recyclable cardboard compartments rather than single-utilize plastic. Changing out the current plastic bowl, shaker salad cups and lids will result in 102 metric tons of plastic being removed annually. The fast-food giant is also ditching plastic lids from all McFlurry ice creams from September which it said will reduce plastic…

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