cold cup lid, paper straws and wooden stir sticks will help to reduce single-use plastics
This includes rolling out strawless
lids globally and working to find or create recyclable and/or compostable cups.
Doubling down on sustainability: Starbucks said it will test recyclable, compostable cups in the next year in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver and London, as well as roll out recyclable, strawless
lids to all stores in the U.S.
For example, in 2018, Lessing's went strawless
at all 10 of its restaurants to help protect sea life, and switched to biodegradable take-out containers.
Ian Ohan, founder of Freedom Pizza, told Khaleej Times that they were largely inspired by the thoughtful acts of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, in dedicating his efforts on #InternationalVolunteerDay to cleaning the Arabian Sea and under the global environmental initiative, Strawless
Ocean whose hashtag #StopSucking went viral.
Starbucks will roll out new lightweight, recyclable strawless
lids to all stores in the United States and Canada in the next year.
The ban on plastic straws, for example, has gained momentum, and Whole Foods Market is testing recyclable strawless
, sipper lids made from PET in some stores.
While the strawless
trend started to take shape in 2017, the announcement from spirits giant Pernod Ricard USA earlier this year of a global initiative to ban non-biodegradable plastic straws and stirrers in its business gave the movement a real boost.
SBMA also urged business locators to join the 'strawless
' campaign and the recyclables collection program and to cooperate in an intensified anti-littering drive to be implemented next month as part of the agency's War on Waste (WOW) campaign.
Starbucks Coffee Company said it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company operated and licensed stores by making a strawless
lid or alternative-material straw options available around the world.
Charleston,Charleston Surfrider,Healthy Human,GoPureandFirefly Distilleryare sponsoring the event.