09 Jul '18, 10am

Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws Globally by 2020

Plastic straws to be replaced with new recyclable strawless lid and alternative-material straw options Move builds upon a $10M commitment to develop a fully recyclable and compostable global cup solution Marks significant milestone in the company’s thirty-year history in sustainable innovations SEATTLE; July 9, 2018 – Today, Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company operated and licensed stores by making a strawless lid or alternative-material straw options available, around the world. Starbucks, the largest food and beverage retailer to make such a global commitment, anticipates the move will eliminate more than one billion plastic straws per year from Starbucks stores. Starbucks has designed, developed and manufactured a strawless lid, which will become the standard for all iced coffee,...

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