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Starbucks Claims New Cup Sleeve Will Save 100K Trees


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Cal
- 978 days ago - mnn.com
The new EarthSleeve uses 34 percent less raw fiber and is made up of 85 percent post-consumer content.



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Rose NoFWDSPLZ (292)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 2:38 am
good to hear but take you own travel mugs
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 3:07 am
Thanks.
 

wolfNoFwdsPls a. (135)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 3:36 am

... and the rapist claimed "by strictly observing sunday-rest in the future I will save up to 52 women from rape every year to come !"


 

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 3:51 am
Big business can make a difference and should make changes for a better world.
 

chris b. (38)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 7:34 am
about damn time I say. Others should follow.
 

Jason Green (237)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 8:43 am
at least a large company is trying to make a positive difference in the world, good for them!
 

Robert B. (59)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 9:10 am
I think all companies have an obligation to strive to make our world safer and better. What's even better is to take along your own mug.
 

Judy S. (0)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 9:13 am
Every "little" bit helps! : )
 

Christeen Anderson (610)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 9:20 am
This is good news but I think we can still do better.
 

Amanda Adams (201)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 9:39 am
Very cool. I love Starbucks!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 10:49 am
Now, how about making a lid that is recyclable...
 

Robert O. (12)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 11:51 am
It's a nice step but much more can be done. Thanks.
 

Kathlene Lentz (30)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 12:39 pm
A small step for a big company.
 

Lisa Neste (724)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 12:54 pm
Encouraging news, & agree with Rose. Thanks for posting!
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 1:56 pm
It's a good move
 

pam w. (138)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 3:22 pm
wolfe said "... and the rapist claimed "by strictly observing sunday-rest in the future I will save up to 52 women from rape every year to come !"

+++++++++++++++++++ BRAVO!
 

Milkah Savage (277)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 3:51 pm
This is a step in the right direction..I hope Starbucks stay true to their word
 

marie c. (166)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 4:53 pm
Lets be grateful for small mercies well done Starbucks
 

Jennifer C. (168)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 5:02 pm
Thank you.
 

Tal H. (7)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 5:25 pm
Thanks for the article! I hope this works!
 

Cal Mendelsohn (1022)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 7:04 pm
spam
 

Carole K. (197)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 7:05 pm
Hey, Buu S.! Elimination of your SPAM is my mission!
 

Monica D. (580)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 7:45 pm
Would be better to provide reusable mugs.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 11:49 pm
It's a start. I hope more food and beverage providers follow suit.
 

Danuta Watola (1234)
Friday July 27, 2012, 1:49 am
noted
 

Dave C. (232)
Friday July 27, 2012, 8:51 am
reusable mug would be best, try to eat out as little as able.....
 

Mari 's (1358)
Friday July 27, 2012, 9:54 am
Great news Cal tyvm!! :)
 

Past Member (0)
Friday July 27, 2012, 10:11 am
A step in the right direction is always welcome.

Only trouble is, we have a very long way to go.
 

Jennifer G. (20)
Friday July 27, 2012, 10:39 am
Thanks for posting
 

Michael M. (5)
Friday July 27, 2012, 4:07 pm
OR perhaps the more addicted customers could bring their OWN mug like I do???

Just saying...
 

Sam E M. (0)
Thursday August 2, 2012, 3:26 am
I'm not clear how they intend to collect these containers. Most people taking coffee out will probably just chuck them in a waste bin. Still, it's good that they're at least trying, given their poor reputation in certain fields.
 
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