The company says the move when fully implemented could mean a billion fewer plastic straws across its stores each year.
Wes Knopp, the owner of Lone Light Coffee, said, "I think a majority of people would not get a plastic straw if they weren't provided with one automatically".
"Starbucks has designed, developed and manufactured a strawless lid, which will become the standard for all iced coffee, tea and espresso beverages", the company said in a news release.
The company said new lids will be rolled out at locations in North America this year and next, followed by Europe and the rest of the world. Oakland and Berkeley, California, and other cities have also banned the use of disposable straws.
McDonald's recently said it would switch to paper straws in the United Kingdom and Ireland by next year, and test alternatives to plastic straws in some US locations.
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"This is a significant milestone to achieve our global aspiration of sustainable coffee, served to our customers in more sustainable ways", Kevin Johnson, president and chief executive of Starbucks, said in a statement.
Starbucks will start the transition away from plastic straws in Seattle and in Vancouver in the fall, before launching a phased rollout in the U.S.in its fiscal 2019.
The UK government said that 1 million birds and more than 100,000 sea mammals die each year from eating and getting tangled in plastic waste.
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A family member told CNN Monday that they hadn't been told which boys had been pulled out, and who is still trapped in the cave. Four of the boys' teammates and Thai dive experts were flown to the same hospital for treatment the day before.
Raymond Kethledge , a former Kennedy law clerk and appeals court judge from MI , is thought to be a leading contender. Trump promised to appoint anti-abortion justices to the high court during his 2016 presidential campaign.
Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara. The country selected 11 host cities to be the venues for the matches of the 2018 World Cup and they are Moscow, St.
Once Trump names his nominee, all eyes will shift to a handful of moderate Democratic and Republican senators. John Kennedy of Louisiana said he was bracing for a tough confirmation battle as Democrats focus on abortion.
Soldiers arrive outside the Tham Luang cave complex in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand , July 8, 2018. The other, and perhaps more worrying, was that oxygen levels in the complex were falling close to unsafe levels.
Ahead of the summit, Pompeo said Trump would reject anything short of "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization ". Fully verified, final denuclearisation "isn't any softer in stating our shared goal of complete denuclearisation", she said.
PM Modi along with South Korean president Moon Jae-in will be inaugurating the facility in Noida at 5 pm Monday. Over 30 per cent of the production at Samsung's Noida manufacturing facility will be exported.
Bottas then let Hamilton past to challenge the German. "But the auto is strong...it's going to be a struggle with the guys ahead". Lewis Hamilton has accused Ferrari of underhand tactics after an opening-lap collision at the British Grand Prix .
The Spurs hot-shot in an interview after the game said: "There is still a game ahead, an exciting event, the semi-final". On Ben's World Cup ceremony he said: 'You can see from his face, he was just delighted with it.
Belgium gaffer Roberto Martinez was tipped to manage his country having guided the Red Devils to the World Cup semi-finals. Of the starting XI against Russian Federation , only Marco Asensio will be under 30 when the next World Cup comes around.