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The Last Straw

The BII (British Institute of Innkeeping) together with the ALMR (Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers), BBPA (British Beer and Pub Association) and the Morning Advertiser have launched an industry wide campaign to reduce the amount of plastic used in pubs and restaurants across the country.

“So as an industry could we change to biodegradable straws and stirrers? The answer is yes, because by only offering straws to those who require them the biodegradable alternatives become a viable option.” - Mike Clist, BII CEO



Read more about #thelaststraw here.

Unpack the Future of Hospitality

On the 10th of May 2018, the BII attended the 'Unpack the Future of Hospitality' summit. In conjunction with the ALMR and BHA, industry experts gathered to discuss the challenges packaging poses for our industry, share best practice, and pledge to do more.

Click here to find out more.


How is your pub making an effort to reduce the use of single use plastics? Use the hashtag to share with us on social media.