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Little Green Panda: Turning straw into gold

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Every year, eight million tons of plastic are dumped into the oceans, so Manon Beauchamp-Tardieu and Loris Campanile had the brilliant idea to launch a plant-based straw company, The Little Green Panda, using sugar cane and wheat as alternate materials. Inside Retail interviewed Beauchamp-Tardieu on what it takes to produce environmentally-friendly straws and how to convince consumers to switch to using sustainable products. IR: Tell us how you started The Little Green Panda. Manon Beauchamp-Tar