Adidas Vows To Only Use Recycled Plastics By 2024

Large companies are racing to become more sustainable and environmentally friendly. In the past, companies like Patagonia and REI have focused their marketing strategies on giving back to the earth. Now, non-outdoors sportswear companies are joining in on the breath of fresh air. Sports brand giant Adidas announced their new mission to only using recycled […]
  • 2 Days ago

Australian retailers ban plastic bags

Australia follows plastic ban trend Specific retail chains and Australian chains have announced that they will ban single-use plastic bags starting July 1. Queensland and Western Australia will ban single-use plastic bags in the entirety of the states, and retail stores Coles and Big W will ban them in all locations. Tasmania, South Australia, and […]
  • 17 Days ago

India plastic ban hits McDonald’s and Starbucks

Plastic policy ramps up in India On Saturday, Maharashtra’s ban on single-use plastic items – including food containers, shopping bags, forks, knives, and straws – came into effect on Saturday. Maharashtra marks the 25th out of 29 states in India to adopt the plastic policy. However, the city may have a larger effect than the rest, […]
  • 22 Days ago

Seattle City Council Repeals Head Tax On Large Corporations

A 7-2 vote last Tuesday by The Seattle City Council is a surprise victory for huge companies including Amazon and Starbucks. The vote repeals a head tax for all big companies in the city. The meeting was called by Council President Bruce Harrell and 6 other city council members. Seattle citizens protested the meeting with […]
  • 1 month ago

Starbucks’ Howard Schultz stepping down

Is President Schultz in America’s future? Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks from 1986-2000 and 2008-2017, as well as its executive chairman since then, announced his stepping down on Monday. Schultz has had rumors of a presidential run surrounding his name for years, and he has even hinted at his interest in the position. While […]
  • 1 month ago

Walmart will help employees pay for college

Today is a good day for Walmart workers The company announced Wednesday that any worker that pursues an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in business or supply chain management will receive a scholarship. Employees will have to pay $1 per day for their education, and Walmart will cover the rest – tuition, fees, and books. The […]
  • 2 Months ago

Starbucks’s new policy towards non-paying customers

Starbucks’s new policy allows non-paying customers to sit in their cafes and use their restrooms. A video centered on two African American men in a Starbucks in Philadelphia spiraled out of control on the internet. It caught world-wide attention not long ago. The two men, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, were seen to be ushered […]
  • 2 Months ago

Starbucks rolls out non-customer sitting policy

Starbucks shows its challengers why it is the leading coffee chain once again In the past, a consumer who wanted to go into Starbucks to hang out and talk with friends could only do so by purchasing food or a drink. As of Saturday, that is no longer the case. A few weeks ago, two […]
  • 2 Months ago

Are we giving up that cup of Joe? California Judge Takes Stand

Coffee contains acrylamide, a substance that causes cancer. California requires coffee companies to put warning labels on the item.  Almost a hundred companies that produce coffee, including Starbucks have been filed a lawsuit against by the Council for Education and Research on Toxics, a nonprofit group. The charges were based on the grounds of violation […]
  • 4 Months ago
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