Waitrose to stop using disposable coffee cups

Waitrose to stop using disposable coffee cups
 

Waitrose is to stop using disposable coffee cups in a move the supermarket says will save 52 million cups a year.
Some 2.5 billion coffee cups are thrown away annually in the UK, almost none of which are recycled because of their plastic lining.
Disposable cups will be removed from all Waitrose stores by the autumn.
Members of its loyalty scheme will still be able to get free tea or coffee from self-service machines but must use their own reusable cup.
Waitrose said the decision underlined its commitment to plastic and packaging reduction.
Tor Harris, its head of sustainability, said:... read more

 
10 April 2018 in Business, Views: 46
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