Plastic Fishing expands thanks to Starbucks 5p coffee cup charge

From today all UK Starbucks customers who get their coffee in a disposable cup will be charged 5p, which will be donated to Hubbub. Customers who take a reusable cup will avoid the charge and will also be given a 25p discount, making a total saving of 30p. Starbucks has taken this bold decision following an initial trial in 35 stores which saw an increase in the sale of hot drinks in reusable cups from 2.2% to 5.8%. The nationwide expansion will give a nudge away from disposable cups and…

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