McDonald’s and Waitrose announce plans to tackle plastic waste by The Good Shopping Guide | Jan 24, 2018 | Ethical Shopping Blog | 0 comments Both McDonald’s and Waitrose have announced plans to tackle plastic waste. As reported by edit. net, McDonald’s has revealed plans to ensure 100% of ‘guest packaging’ come from recycled, renewable or certified sources. The year set to achieve this target is 2025. The fast-food giant has also announced plans to achieve to 100% recycling of packaging at its restaurants. Similar to McDonald’s aims, Waitrose has revealed its own plans: namely, the retailer will stop selling packs of plastic straws at all supermarkets by September 2018. Prior to this announcement, Waitrose already committed to ensuring all own-label packaging be recyclable, reusable or home compostable by 2025. Since 2009, Waitrose is already on track of working toward some notable targets in the reduction of plastic waste. You can read more here.