Single Use Plastic – Starbucks Switching to Reusable To-Go Cups

In a March 15, 2022 news release https://stories.starbucks.com/press/2022/starbucks-affirms-commitment-to-a-planet-positive-future-through-innovation-and-learnings-from-store-partners/ Starbucks committed “… to providing easy access to personal or Starbucks provided reusable to-go cups in café, drive-thru and mobile order and pay by 2025 … Today, Starbucks outlined efforts to reduce waste through innovative reusable cup programs, launched a waste and recycling app to support partners’ sustainability efforts and announced a new pilot program with Volvo … To help reach the company’s goal of reducing waste by 50% by 2030, Starbucks is shifting away from single-use plastics and piloting reusable cup programs in six markets around the world. By the end of next year, customers will be able to use their own personal reusable cup for every Starbucks visit in the U.S. and Canada – including in café, drive-thru and mobile order and pay.  Our goal, by 2025, is to create a cultural movement towards reusables by giving customers easy access to a personal or Starbucks provided reusable to-go cup for every …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @StarbucksNews

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