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PVR Limited (NSE: Aug), India’s largest multiplex chain today announced its plan to remove disposable plastic straws from all its 137 properties nationwide. The plastic straws, which are merely used for few minutes, get disposed of and remain in landfills forever. Once the plans are fully implemented, the company could eliminate approximately 15 million plastic straws being used every year.
“We are proud to be among the first large Indian companies to announce the elimination of plastic straws across our properties nationwide,” said Mr. Gautam Dutta, Chief Executive Officer of PVR Cinemas. He added saying, “removing plastic straws is one of the simplest ways our guests can contribute to plastic reduction. Committed towards responsible operations and with over lakhs of patrons visiting us every day, we think this is a powerful step forward to reduce single-use plastics in the country.” Read more