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2020-04-23

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今回はニュースサイトVancouver Sunより。265wordsと超短い記事ですので気軽に読んでみましょう。

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Article(記事)

●Starbucks to test new compostable cups in Vancouver beginning Monday

POSTMEDIA NEWS  Updated: March 9, 2020

●word数:約265 words

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https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/starbucks-to-test-new-compostable-cups-in-vancouver-beginning-monday

 

Can’t be too careful with compostable coffee cups.

Starbucks is set to begin testing its new compostable cups on Monday in Vancouver, one of five North American markets and the only Canadian city where the trial will take place.

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The new cups use a different type of biodegradable lining called Bio-PBS to prevent drinks from leaking through and, as such, can be composted and recycled more easily through current municipal infrastructure. In comparison, Starbuck’s current cup uses a type of plastic lining that, while possible, is difficult to recycle as it requires a special type of sorting and dedicated facility to handle.

“The tests are designed to provide key insights and learnings into the partner (employee) and customer in-store experience with the goal of no noticeable differences in performance between the new cup and current cup,” read a statement shared by the company.

The new cup was developed as part of the company’s NextGen Cup Challenge, which aims to cut down single-use packaging waste by developing an industry-wide recyclable and compostable to-go cup solution. The challenge began with a six-month design competition that saw hundreds of ideas from industry experts, before 12 were selected for further testing and then whittled down to the final cup for in-market testing.

The cup being rolled out in Vancouver on Monday is certified compostable and recyclable, and customers shouldn’t notice much of a difference compared with Starbucks’ current cup.

In 2018, the company announced its commitment to becoming more green, including the introduction of a compostable cup companywide by 2022.

 

 

Summary (要約)

スタバがこの月曜からヴァンクーバーで堆肥にすることのできる新しいカップの試験運用し始める。Bio-PBSという堆肥にすることのできる生物分解が可能な材料により液体が漏れることを防ぎ, 既存のインフラで堆肥もリサイクルも簡単にすることができる。

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