Agriculture, Food and Beverage

Starbucks has started charging for takeaway cups to cut plastic waste

Starbucks is trying out a new scheme in the UK to stop plastic waste. Image: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Rob Smith


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An estimated 2.5 billion coffee cups are discarded in the UK each year Image: REUTERS/Mohammad Khursheed
5p will automatically be added on to any paper cup purchase in these 35 stores in the U.K. Image: Starbucks
The Freiburg cup can be reused up to 400 times Image: Bamberger

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