Introduction of 5p charge, paper and biodegradable plastic straws, are just some of the mechanisms that this company uses in the battle against the global pollution.
Image: Beer Pintusan/Shutterstock Starbucks has revealed an increase in reusable cups after it introduced a 5p charge. The coffee chain retailer is trialling the levy for three months across 35 stores in London – and saw a 156% boost in reusable cups in the first six weeks. Almost 6% of consumers took advantage of a 25p discount for using reusable cups, compared to 2.2% before the charge was introduced. The percentage of people bringing their own cup or tumbler since the launch of the 5p charge increased to 5.9% in the stores – up from 2.2% prior to the […]