Starbucks in 'latte levy' London trial on disposable cups

Starbucks in 'latte levy' London trial on disposable cups
 

Starbucks have started charging 5p for disposable coffee cups in 35 London stores as part of a three-month trial.
The chain will implement a so-called "latte levy" in a bid to reduce waste, with proceeds donated to an environmental charity.
An estimated 2.5bn disposable cups are thrown away each year, in the UK.
Simon Redfern, of Starbucks Europe, said: "We're hoping that this charge will remind customers to rethink their use of single-use plastic-lined cups."
In January a report by the Environmental Audit Committee called for a 25p tax on disposable coffee cups to be... read more

 
26 February 2018 in Business, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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