30 May '12, 1pm

Stop drinking this shit. Tim Hortons coffee and the environment

Stop drinking this shit. Tim Hortons coffee and the environment

The pouring coffee into a paper cup first story sounds like a similar indignity that I suffered at Staples. As an environmentally enlightened person, I habitually turn down plastic bags when offered at retail checkouts, such as the grocery store (I bring my own canvas bags), Target, and the like. Very simply, I do not need a plastic bag to carry my most likely already-overpackaged single-item purchase 30 steps to my car. (And, by the way, NEITHER DO YOU. Pass it on.) This was the case when I purchased a single computer cable at Staples. I told the cashier at the beginning of the transaction, "I don't need a bag, thank you." However, by the transaction's conclusion one minute later, the idiot cashier had placed my single item into a plastic bag. I repeated, "I don't need a bag." So…what does the cashier do? She promptly crumples up the bag and TOSSES IT INTO THE GARBAGE CAN...

Full article: http://www.coffeehabitat.com/2007/12/tim-hortons-cof/

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