In Berlin and Hamburg, customers have had to pay more for their coffee since Tuesday. Starbucks introduced the fees in the cups. However, some customers may be satisfied.
- Starbucks introduced fees on paper cups.
- The charge applies only to two German locations.
- There are discounts for some customers.
162 Starbucks cafes throughout Germany make large quantities of cups available daily. But the appeal of the cup may be rejected soon. Since drinking coffee daily at Starbucks will become more expensive in the future. The reason for this is that there is no extra charge on the coffee itself, but on the cup. Starbucks has tried a 5 cents ] charge on every paper cup since Tuesday. The extra cost will first reach customers of 26 cafes in Hamburg and Berlin. The goal of the campaign is to reduce the number of paper cups and increase the use of available cups.
Starbucks: Discounts for Available Cups
To increase the attractiveness of available cups, charge does not apply only to paper cups. In addition, there is a "30 cents discount on every drink we fill with a container brought […]," European manager Annick Eichinger said on Wednesday. In the UK, Starbucks introduced the scheme in July and the results are promising. The money raised by the surcharge will benefit the WWF the environmental organization that uses it for various environmental projects.
WWF plastic waste coordinator Bernhard Bauske commented on the new launch at Starbucks and said that each is The unimaginable product contributing to waste . Payment may motivate you to change. Starbucks writes on its website: "We are determined to significantly reduce waste in our coffee houses."
Starbucks: Environmental Effort for a Long Time
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Furthermore, the Coffee House has shown itself on its website as well as in other environmentally conscious areas. "We are working to reduce our ecological footprint," it said. In addition to proposals on crushed cups, it also includes energy and water conservation, recycling and collaboration with other companies to establish a "progressive climate change policy," he said. its.
Starbucks paper cups: More and more of a problem more and more a problem in Germany. More and more people are returning to used cups for their daily coffee. They are practical and easy to carry with you. Thus, according to a study of German social security assistance only in Germany every time 320,000 coffee to go cup . This year it results in a total of just under three billion pieces.
A real environmental problem. Disposable cups are almost cardboard – most cups are not recycled, but are made from new materials. In addition, however, many cups also contain a proportional amount of plastic. Thus, only the cups are consumed annually by large quantities of raw materials, such as wood and crude oil. In addition, there are additional products such as mobilizing sticks, lids, carrying aids and a banderole – most of which can be used.
Production is not the only problem seen in German in German Nature ]. Because often the practical cups are not thrown into a dustbin after use. Many of them go into the environment and pollute nature, roads and rivers.
Starbucks was forced to make radical changes in the US. And employees release – sometimes customers have a very different taste.
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