Starbucks said that it will begin using the strawless alternatives in Seattle and Vancouver stores by this fall, and expand to the USA and Canada, followed by other global locations, in fiscal year 2019.
By the fall, all cold coffee beverages in Seattle and Vancouver will be served with the same strawless lid now offered for the cold brew drinks.
Starbucks said the conversion will be complete by 2020. Ice-blended Frappuccinos, meanwhile, will be served with straws made of paper or compostable plastic. Vancouver will become the first Canadian city to do so in the fall of 2019.
Straws are a small contributor to the overall plastic problem, but they are an easy target since most people don't require a straw to consume a beverage. Similar proposals are being considered elsewhere, including NY and San Francisco. McDonald's said earlier this year that it would stop using plastic straws at all of its stores in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Lyon boss comments on Nabil Fekir situation
It was great to see Jean-Michel Aulas yesterday at Istra (base camp) but we did not at all discuss my situation at Lyon . Nabil Fekir is still very keen to join a big club in Europe this summer, says Olympique Lyon manager Bruno Genesio .
Instead, Starbucks cups will have a strawless lid or an alternative-material straw option available.
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On Monday, the coffee giant became the latest company to denounce single-use plastic straws, revealing plans to ban them entirely from its stores worldwide by 2020.
A number of local governments have recently passed legislation restricting the use and distribution of plastic straws.
The mega coffee brand announced that it is slowly getting rid of plastic straws, and will serve iced drinks using a plastic lid with a teardrop-shaped opening in an effort to reduce waste and become more environmentally friendly.
"With eight million metric tons of plastic entering the ocean every year, we can not afford to let industry sit on the sidelines", said Nicholas Mallos, director of Ocean Conservancy's Trash Free Seas program in a statement.
The movie takes place two years after Captain America: Civil War and a few days prior to the events of Avengers: Infinity War . It's the first animated film to ever surpass US$500 million at the North American box office , and the 12th film ever to do so.
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It's a plastic strawless lid that will come to replace single-use plastic straws that now inundate its coffee shops. A number of restaurants and private establishments also have taken measures to curb their use of plastic straws.
The students also recorded a video of the act and threatened her to make it viral if she reported the matter to anyone, he said. Soon after, other accused students also joined in along with the principal and two other teachers after the video was shared.
Dressed completely at Diana Prince herself, Gal was seen beaming as she held tiny babies who are now too ill to be home. That's the case when it comes to Gal Gadot , whose portrayal of Wonder Woman has endeared her to moviegoers of all ages.
Over the past few years, Turkish cities have been building high-speed rail lines to replace the country's ageing network. Another unnamed survivor told the private DHA news agency she was riding in one of the cars when it went off the tracks.
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I've spoken to a lot of people about the club and heard nothing but good things", he said. "It's good to get through the door". He feels the addition of Johnstone is the first part of the process in getting West Brom back to the Premier League.
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