20 Aug '12, 3pm

@jennifervides so sorry this is late. Hope this can answer your question

Starbucks is committed to significantly reducing and diverting the waste our stores generate, and recycling is just one way in which we do this. But while recycling seems like a simple, straightforward initiative, it’s actually extremely challenging. Not only are there municipal barriers to successful recycling in many cities, but it takes significant changes in behavior to get it right. One wrong item in a recycle bin can render the entire can unrecyclable to the hauler. Local municipalities, landlords, customers, baristas, and even adjacent businesses all have to work together to keep recyclable materials out of the landfill. Read the Report To learn more about our work in recycling read our Global Responsibility Goals & Progress Report . Recycling in Stores When looking at the waste generated at a Starbucks store, most of it can be found behind the counter or in the bac...

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