Starbucks to trial a 5p charge for paper cups
Starbucks are to trial a 5p charge on the use of paper cups from next month in a bid to encourage reusable containers.
The trial will take place in over 20 stores in London in an initial 3 month trial.
Following the trial, the 5p charge for cups could be rolled out across the UK in a bid to reduce the use of disposable plastic cups.
The company confirmed that all money raised will be donated to environmental charity Hubbub and comes as some politicians call for a levy to be introduced on plastic cups, also dubbed the ‘latte levy’.
Starbucks currently offers a 25p discount on drink orders if... read more
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