Starbucks' new strawless lid, which is replacing all single-use straws by 2020. Certain beverages will come equipped with a strawless lid, a kind of elevated sippy cup, and other drinks will come with paper or compostable plastic straws.
Global coffee giant Starbucks will eliminate all plastic straws from its 28,000 stores by 2020, becoming the latest corporate giant to take steps to combat pollution from disposable plastic. Straws add up to only about 2,000 tons of the almost 9m tons of plastic waste that hits waters each year.
While plastic pollution has always been the target of environmental groups, the impact of straws on marine life has recently moved to the centre of plastic-banning efforts.
Froome makes up for lost time
Among the top contenders, last year's runner-up Rigoberto Uran of Colombia is 10th, 35 seconds behind. It also put American teammate Tejay van Garderen in second place at the same time.
UK queen misses christening of William and Kate's baby son
It was a family affair for the Middletons, who all stepped out on Monday afternoon to celebrate Prince Louis' christening. Prince Louis was christened in an intimate ceremony attended by close friends and family as well as his six godparents.
After this lid becomes standard for all cold drinks in Seattle and Vancouver, Starbucks will launch a global rollout of the strawless lid beginning in France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
In order to render plastic straws needless, Starbucks will be transitioning from the regular flat plastic lids to a new kind of lid with a raised lip to drink from, the company shared in a news release.
Before plastic straws became the standard, paper straws were the most widely used.
In a similar move, the city of St. Petersburg launched a campaign in April called "No Straws St. Pete" to convince businesses and residents to curb their usage of straws. Starbucks has already committed itself to the trendy cause, having pledged $10 million to help create recyclable cups for its hot drinks, but it is now moving further along in its efforts to aid the environment by choosing to ditch plastic straws. The potential harm of ocean waste, particularly from plastic straws, drew widespread attention after a 2015 YouTube video of a sea turtle with a straw up its nostril went viral. "We hope others will follow in [Starbucks'] footsteps". "With eight million metric tons of plastic entering the ocean every year, we can not afford to let industry sit on the sidelines", he continued.
Starbucks said that it is the largest food and beverage retailer to have promised to get rid of plastic straws.
In Hiroshima , 12 people were caught up in landslides in the residential areas of Kawasumi in Kumano-cho section of Hiroshima . At the same time , it has been impossible to confirm the security and location of 78 others, " Suga told a news conference.
Twitter fait le ménage sur sa plateforme en suspendant plusieurs dizaine de millions de comptes depuis mai. Le nombre de comptes qui postent des messages automatiques est substantiel d'après le journal.
Catherine's parents, her sister and brother-in-law Pippa and James Matthews and her brother James will also be in attendance. Prince George and Princess Charlotte holding onto their father Prince William \'s hands as they leave the chapel.
The paper also tweeted a photo of his scooter abandoned by the side of the road with a Mercedes estate auto just feet away. The US actor is directing, producing and starring in the six episode miniseries based on Joseph Heller's famous novel.
Eden Hazard has been one of the best players at the tournament and stands out in a side crammed with world-class talent. The manager is the one who will do the talking, I will try to make the team better.
When flight controllers send commands to wake up the planet hunter, Kepler will re-orient itself and downlink the stored data. If enough fuel remains after the August 2 phone call home, campaign 19 will begin on August 6, NASA officials said.
Relishing the suspense, Trump insisted he still hadn't locked down his decision, which he wants to keep under wraps until a 9 p.m. During her nomination hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee , Barrett was questioned about her religious beliefs.
The four boys rescued first are "well, they're up and about", Sky News' southeast Asia correspondent, Siobhan Robbins, said. Two of them possibly have a lung infection but all eight are generally "healthy and smiling", he said .
Some divers rescuing the boys trapped in a cave in northern Thailand have traversed about 10 miles (16 km) over the past two days. 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.
Phase two of Thai cave rescue underway
The operation cranked up again Monday morning local time, which was Sunday night in the USA , and four more boys were brought out. But he could not confirm if all five would come out today. "The rescue has been vast ", said volunteer helper Somjit Saenset, 56.
Babies Given Solid Foods Sooner May Sleep Better, Study Shows
The NHS Choices website claims this is a mistake - and solid foods will not make babies more likely to sleep through the night. If there is any doubt about what's best for your baby, please seek advice from your doctor or health professional'.
NASCAR XFINITY SERIES Larson wins; Haley's pass illegal
In 2016, Daniel Suarez took the NASCAR Xfinity Drivers' Championship in his No. 19 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing. The Camry has been wildly successful in the Xfinity Series, winning four manufacturer and two driver championships.