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Hyatt joins list of companies eliminating plastic straws

Tomi Kilgore

Hyatt Hotels Corp. (h) said Monday it plans to eliminate plastic straws and drink picks, but did not detail by when. The company said the move was part of its 2020 Environmental Sustainability Vision launched in 2014. "Eliminating plastic straws and drink picks builds on the environmental sustainability programs we have in place and further drives our global efforts to reduce environmental impact," said SVP Frank Lavey.