Starbucks Rolls Out Strawless Lid In A Bid To Phase Out Plastic

Good News Notes:  “Coffee giant Starbucks Corp. has rolled out strawless lids for all iced beverages at its stores across the U.S. and Canada as part of its efforts to phase out plastic straws globally to reduce its environmental footprint. It has been testing the new lightweight and recyclable strawless lids in these markets over…

McDonald’s and Starbucks are developing ‘smart’ reusable to-go cups

Good News Notes: “In the future, when you order a coffee at McDonald’s or Starbucks, it could be served in the same cup you used a few months earlier. That’s the vision behind pilot programs launching this week that will introduce two types of “smart” reusable cups in independent coffee shops in San Francisco and…

Starbucks Just Committed to the Environment in a Huge Way

Good News Notes: “They’ve developed a 5-point plan to make this goal a reality: Expanding plant-based options, migrating toward a more environmentally friendly menu. Shifting from single-use to reusable packaging. Investing in innovative and regenerative agricultural practices, reforestation, forest conservation and water replenishment in Starbucks supply chain. Investing in better ways to manage waste, both in Starbucks…