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Starbucks To Start Accepting Reusable Cups From Customers In The US This Month; To Offer Reusable Cups In Europe, The Middle East And Africa By 2025

Published on Jun 10 2021 12:38 PM in Restaurant tagged: Trending Posts / Starbucks

Starbucks To Start Accepting Reusable Cups From Customers In The US This Month; To Offer Reusable Cups In Europe, The Middle East And Africa By 2025

Starbucks Corp has said that it will start accepting reusable cups from customers in the US later this month, more than a year after stopping their use due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coffee chains had been encouraging the use of reusable cups and thermos flasks to lower their carbon footprint before the health crisis forced them to shift to disposables last year.

The rapid rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in the US has, however, allowed restaurants to restart dining rooms and apparel sellers such as Kohl's Corp and Target Corp to reopen their fitting rooms.

Contactless Method

Starbucks said that it will also adopt a contactless method that will eliminate any shared touchpoints between its baristas and customers bringing their personal cups.

Europe, Middle East And Africa

The coffee chain has also announced it will offer reusable cups in stores across Europe, the Middle East and Africa by 2025.

News by Reuters, edited by Hospitality Ireland. Click subscribe to sign up for the Hospitality Ireland print edition.

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