• Starbucks to Stop Using Disposable Plastic Straws by 2020

    13 days ago - By NY Times

    The retailer, which has more than 28,000 stores worldwide, says the decision will eliminate more than 1 billion straws a year.
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  • So long, sucker: Hyatt is also ditching straws and single-use plastics

    13 days ago - By Fast Company

    Hyatt is going straw-free.
    Hyatt hotels want to make sure guests have Instagram-worthy oceanfront views. The hotel group has announced that it will eliminate single-use plastic straws, drink picks, and other single-use plastics from its hotels around the world, helping to save the oceans from one of the sources of plastic pollution. After September 1, straws and picks will be available on request only, and eco-friendly alternatives will be provided where available.
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  • Starbucks is killing its iconic green straws, and it wants people to drink out of a 'sippy cup' instead

    13 days ago - By Chron

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    Starbucks announced on Monday that it plans to eliminate single-use plastic straws by 2020.
    A new lid - which looks a lot like a child's sippy cup - allows customers to drink cold beverages without a straw and is key to the plan to ditch plastic straws at the chain.
    The new recyclable, strawless lids are already in use in certain stores with particular beverages, such as drinks that come with a cold foam topping.
    Starbucks is eliminating straws - and its plan involves a design that looks like a child's sippy cup.
    On Monday, the coffee chain announced that it plans to no longer...
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  • Hyatt Hotels Worldwide Plan to Eliminate Plastic Straws and Drink Picks

    13 days ago - By Hotel News Resource

    Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced Hyatt hotels around the world plan to eliminate single-use plastic straws and drink picks. After Sept. 1, 2018, straws and picks will be available on request only, and eco-friendly alternatives will be provided where available.
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