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Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws by 2020

Monday, July 9, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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Starbucks Coffee Co. plans to phase out single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company-operated and licensed stores by 2020 in an effort to reduce its global waste footprint.

The food and beverage retailer said Monday that it would switch to a strawless lid or alternative-material straw in place of plastic straws. The company has already designed and developed a strawless lid that it expects to become a standard for its iced coffee, tea and espresso beverages.

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