Hard Rock International to Eliminate Plastic Straws at Properties Worldwide

by Katie Lee

Hollywood, Fla. — Hard Rock International (HRI) is starting to eliminate plastic straws at properties worldwide, effective September 1, 2018, in addition to existing green initiatives already in place at Hard Rock Cafe and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino locations globally.

Aside from the straw initiative, Hard Rock International will transition to paper only to-go bags by mid-August.

hard rock save the planet“One of Hard Rock’s founding mottos is to ‘Save the Planet’ [pictured], and this is only an extension of the commitment we made to do just that 47 years ago,” says Tracy Bradford, senior vice president of purchasing at Hard Rock International. “Our vendors and partners have been and will continue to be instrumental in activating this endeavor across the globe, and we are proud to help make a difference in conscientious sustainability practices as a business — it’s the right thing to do.”

With venues in 74 countries, including 185 cafes, 25 hotels and 12 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. The company owns, operates and franchises cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. For more information, visit www.hardrock.com.

SOURCE: Hard Rock International

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