10 Jul '18, 10am

Starbucks EMEA News

Starbucks rolls out 5p paper cup charge to all stores across Britain Three-month London trial showed 126% increase in reusable cup use by customers Environmental charity Hubbub will continue to use proceeds on projects to reduce plastic pollution across the UK Tuesday 10th July: Starbucks today announces that it will test a 5p paper cup charge across all 950 stores in Britain from Thursday 26th July, following a three-month trial in London. The charge will see all stores add 5p on to the cost of any drink purchased in a paper cup in a bid to further encourage customers to bring in a reusable cup. Customers using reusable cups already receive a longstanding 25p discount off any Starbucks drink, aimed at reducing paper cup waste. The announcement comes after positive trial results showed a 126% uplift in the use of reusable cups in participating stores, measured by the numbe...

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