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The law would also eliminate the use of foam-type drink cups as of 2022.
Natha Dempsey will move up from VP to take the leadership role.
In addition to warm beverages abound, mobility can be a key component of a successful fall drink offering.
She will exit the presidency this fall for a corporate job.
Two “green” stores slated for Canada will feature wood-fiber cup lids that need no straw, along with wooden utensils.
Prime Minister Trudeau says his government will also work with the provinces to require a cleanup of plastic litter by restaurants and other users of nonbiodegradable packaging.
The chain is testing a new recyclable cup to replace foam, which many believe could help locations in the South regain some lost drink traffic, says RB’s The Bottom Line.
The state becomes the first in the nation to outlaw the commonly used packages, with Hawaii, the westernmost jurisdiction, also looking at a ban.
The plans aim to replace single-use containers with vessels that patrons use and return—often to a different establishment.
The burger chain has joined a group led by McDonald’s and Starbucks that wants to make more sustainable packages.
These emerging chains are the growth vehicles to watch—the ones poised to be major industry players in the coming years.
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