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Starbucks eliminating plastic straws from
all stores, introduces adult ‘sippy cup’

CNN Wire, by Staff

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 7/10/2018 3:46:10 PM

NEW YORK — Starbucks is going strawless. The coffee company announced Monday that it will phase out plastic straws from all of its stores by 2020. The changes will help Starbucks eliminate more than 1 billion plastic straws per year, the company said. Plastic straws contribute to ocean pollution and pose a danger to marine life. Some governments have begun banning them. To eliminate straws, Starbucks is transitioning from the flat, plastic lids that require them, to ones that feature a raised lip you can drink from. The new designs have drawn comparisons to an adult “sippy cup.” (Snip) Frappuccino

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Do you get a cloth diaper with the sippy cup?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Avikingman, 7/10/2018 3:51:02 PM     (No. 11689724)

Krikeys, you´d think they invented the wheel.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nimby, 7/10/2018 3:55:30 PM     (No. 11689727)

Until someone’s mouth gets burnt

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Reply 3 - Posted by: M2, 7/10/2018 4:03:09 PM     (No. 11689733)

Paper straws or around long before Starbucks thought of it. Sorry, this won’t redeem your sorry ass reputation.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: John c, 7/10/2018 4:07:36 PM     (No. 11689734)

I would sell their stock, short.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 7/10/2018 4:08:03 PM     (No. 11689735)

It does not affect me either way, I don´t go to Starbucks. Never did before and don´t plan on being a future customer. To much politics with this establishment.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 7/10/2018 4:21:36 PM     (No. 11689742)

Starbucks just keeps digging the hole deeper with its mindless political-correctness ideas. I´ve been on a personal boycott for two-three years now.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: KTWO, 7/10/2018 4:27:09 PM     (No. 11689750)

With the wrong design the ´sippy´ will infuriate __________.

The WHO just endorsed breast feeding.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 7/10/2018 4:29:53 PM     (No. 11689753)

Useless gesture for pretended benefit.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/10/2018 4:43:12 PM     (No. 11689772)

Isn’t it just more plastic? Will these lids work better in the ocean? I can see the sharks trying to figure out what they are...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: horacer, 7/10/2018 5:15:48 PM     (No. 11689794)

Most of these straws are probably used on the premises. Why not put a recycle bin outside the door for plastic straws. Ask customers to bring in their unused straws and put them in the bin. If they do they´ll probably buy more of your overpriced coffee. This is why I buy Dunkin Donuts coffee when I drink coffee. That and the kids who work there are so damn nice.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Hermoine, 7/10/2018 5:27:18 PM     (No. 11689808)

Who wants to tell them that their stores are also full of dead trees? Oh the humanity!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Uno, 7/10/2018 5:33:41 PM     (No. 11689815)

If it´s Starbux it ain´t a Sippy Cup. It´s a Sucky Cup!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 7/10/2018 5:46:36 PM     (No. 11689824)

I quit Starbucks when the "sensitivity" training was announced. Quit Caribou when Udanja99 gave heads that its run by a hoard of muslims. What to do?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Cor-Vet, 7/10/2018 5:52:27 PM     (No. 11689831)

I´ve never understood why all these Starbucks and restaurant customers run right to the coasts and throw their straws in the water.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: qwerty, 7/10/2018 6:12:07 PM     (No. 11689849)

Reason number 573 to AVOID , like the plague , that place

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Reply 16 - Posted by: dvc, 7/10/2018 6:42:40 PM     (No. 11689879)

Starbucks, always on the leading edge of ....insanity.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/10/2018 6:43:14 PM     (No. 11689882)

#14 gets post of the day.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Jennie C., 7/10/2018 9:29:57 PM     (No. 11690037)

I guess to protect the oceans, this also applies to Starbucks locations say, here in Ohio. Or Iowa. Or all of the other, oh! I get it!! flyover country locations!!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/11/2018 2:46:24 AM     (No. 11690248)

Seems to me a sippy cup fits the development level of their clientele.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: DaddyO, 7/11/2018 5:33:39 AM     (No. 11690261)

I´m not going to drink a frappucino with a sippy cup. I don´t think many others will either.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Smart11344, 7/11/2018 12:04:59 PM     (No. 11690716)

Who is the straw boss at Starbucks? Sure glad I am not a coffee connoisseur. 99% of my coffee consumption is at home. The extra things I can buy with that savings is amazing.

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