Knight convinces Queen to nix plastics


In London, Queen Elizabeth II has decided to crack down on plastics used on the royal estate after meeting with environmental activist Sir David Attenborough.

The royal measures include a mandate that all to-go food packaging is biodegradable. Other changes include phasing out plastic straws in public cafes and staff dining rooms on the estate, as well as a ban on plastic water bottles. The estate includes Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, and the Palace of Holyrood house in Edinburgh.

A Palace spokesman told the Express that the Queen had taken a “personal interest” in the reduction of plastic.  The royal residences affected include Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyrood house in Edinburgh. 

The Queen and Attenborough recently recorded a documentary about Commonwealth Canopy, a conservation product that looks to create a national park across the Commonwealth of Nations.