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Starbucks to ban plastics straws in all stores by 2020

11 Jul 18

Starbucks has said that by 2020 it will eliminate plastic straws from its stores as a step towards the reduction of environmental plastic pollution.

Colleen Chapman, vice-president of Starbucks’ global social impact, said:  “Not using a straw is the best thing we can do for the environment.” There is certainly more that can be done, but this is a start. It is estimated that Starbucks use 1bn straws each year, an enormous number, which…

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