Starbucks distributes six billion cups a year. Many end up in landfills. Protesters are pissed. What’s a coffee giant to do?
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The company estimates the move will mean a billion fewer plastic straws in its stores a year.
This new legislation could cement Seattle's role as a national leader in green policy.
"The bottom line is this: We are creating plastic pollution at an unprecedented scale, and we cannot clean or recycle it fast enough."