Starbucks is eliminating plastic straws from all stores
09 July, 2018, 20:06 | Author: Kelly Sanders
Some Starbucks drinks, like cold brew with cold foam, are already served in cups with strawless lids. It's a plastic strawless lid that will come to replace single-use plastic straws that now inundate its coffee shops.
Customers who prefer or need a straw can request one, which will be made of alternative materials, the release said.
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In a statement, CEO Kevin Johnson called the move away from plastic straws a "significant milestone" in the company's sustainability efforts. And it's a part of Starbucks' $10 million investment in creating recyclable and compostable cups around the world.
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