Starbucks sees 156% boost in reusable cups after 5p charge

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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 […]

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