Woke Starbucks Phase Out Disposable Cups

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Could the end of Starbucks’ iconic coffee cups be near? In 2018, Starbucks announced it was developing a recyclable, compostable cup. I guess that plan didn’t work out so well because on Tuesday, Starbucks announced it plans to phase out disposable cups in favor of reusable ones.The transition will happen over the next three years because of sustainability and environmentalism … and garden variety wokeness.
“Our cup is ubiquitous, and we love that,” said Michael Kobori, Starbucks chief sustainability officer. “But it is also this ubiquitous symbol of a throwaway society.”
“By 2025, the company wants every customer to be able to either use their own mug easily or borrow a ceramic or reusable to-go mug from their local Starbucks. That could mean rolling out more borrow-a-mug programs that require a deposit,” reports CNN Business. “Starbucks is also planning, by the end of next year, to let customers use their own personal mug …


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