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Rose Theatre Kingston commits to ending single-use plastic

Rose Cafe at Rose Theatre Kingston goes green Rose Cafe at Rose Theatre Kingston goes green
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Rose Theatre Kingston has committed to ending single-use plastic at the venue as part of a commitment to becoming a greener organisation.

As part of its efforts it has replaced all single-use plastic bottles with glass ones, replaced plastic packaging for sweets with biodegradable plant-based wrappers and replaced single-use plastic cutlery with biodegradable plant-based plastic.

It will also sell eco-friendly coffee cups and encourage staff to use reusable mugs and water bottles.

Chief executive Robert O’Dowd said the BBC series Blue Planet had highlighted how plastic is polluting oceans.

“The Rose is committed to reducing its contribution and aims to be an organisation that leads in confronting the issue of plastic pollution,” he added.

Earlier this year, the Lyric Hammersmith committed to phasing out single-use plastic.

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