America has a prison population of 1 million. They should provide all inmates with metal straws to cut down on plastic use!!
Warrior Son (10 days ago)
We've had those lids for at least 10 years now... 😑 smh 😒
4k shooter (15 days ago)
Why 2020?? I mean this is unbelievable just get rid if those NOW who the hell care about baby customers unwilling to grow up
Kaushik Malepati (16 days ago)
The damage has already been done to the oceans. Better late than never I guess 👌😊
mikemorr100 (17 days ago)
The straw free lid that uses more plastic than a lid and straw lol
survent 120 (20 days ago)
for all the man babies who go there
Mark Perkowski (21 days ago)
CNN IS PURE TRASH
Danny Deal (23 days ago)
Braindead Demoncrat Commie Libturds care more about Turtles than torturing and killing full term babies. That says it all.
Dane Pacheco (25 days ago)
I'm still waiting for my Ariana grande drink special
Catherine Kang (25 days ago)
I don't understand, if they do away with the plastic straws and create new "plastic" sippy cup lids, how does that make things better? The plastic lids are still "plastic"!!!!!! WTF??? If someone is willing to throw their plastic cup in a recycle bin, wouldn't they be throwing the straw in there too? So, they are going to spend god knows how much money into creating a new lid when they could've just used their lids for hot drinks that are used in the same way as these new sippy cup lids will have. In the end, the lids and the cup are still plastic! But their going to worry about the straw........WTF is wrong with society? I just love the way corporations manipulate people. Ugh.
Andrew West (27 days ago)
Uhhhm, the new lid is PLASTIC. Stupid Starbucks. Plastic is fine. It is one of mankind's greatest inventions. It has value to be recycled and should be. Other countries are far more efficient at recycling and that's where our attention should be. Banning straws does nothing to solve the problem and is only a sensational method to "raise money." Don't waste you efforts or your money. #WalkAway
Isaac Guan (28 days ago)
Don't use paper straws just use a metal one
Pau Alv (29 days ago)
Starbucks needs to go lid less instead
Jane Marie (29 days ago)
Instead of banning straws, why don't you ban guns?
Coffee Jack (29 days ago)
Just bring your own stainless mug with a sealed lid on it, but that probably won't fly with the adult kids of this generation.
silkyeoja (29 days ago)
Ok but I hope they consider people with disabilities on these new designs because we literally NEED straws to make food accessible.
cheese cake (30 days ago)
eco friendly? the dang cup is still plastic?
Vegaroi (30 days ago)
Yeah about me with my Whip Cream...
MadSeason (30 days ago)
Haven't bought a Starbucks product in two mouths, heard their stock was down 20% also.
miss khadeja (30 days ago)
That's great news 😊 a lot of straws are hurting the oceans wild life
Hettie Petra (30 days ago)
But the plastic cups are still being used. Why not have paper cups and lids waterproofing
Abiy BattleSpell (30 days ago)
but wht are the new cups made of...
Quan Lee (1 month ago)
I know that there’s a bit more plastic in these lids, but straws are dangerous for marine life as they get stuck in their throats. Also to another comment I saw regarding mixing your drink, why not use those wooden sticks to do so?
T k (1 month ago)
i told you not to (1 month ago)
supreme gay lvl. 21 (1 month ago)
okay but the lids are still made out of plastic and plastic is bad for the environment so
leopardgal 333 (1 month ago)
I don't like that idea so I'm going to. Stop buying from starbucks
Anthony Hayes (1 month ago)
What about my frappucino
SEEZEE (1 month ago)
So why cant the cold drinks use paper cups as well?
A Person (1 month ago)
How they going to put the whipped cream
Chris Sanchez (1 month ago)
Gotta love those tree huggers.
Chris Sanchez (1 month ago)
Love the Exxon Mobil commercial before the video.
There are just as many plastic lids as straws...plastic lids are no danger to the eco system?
Why the discrimination?
Kinaibhlan (1 month ago)
Or they could just encourage people to buy and use reusable cups like the ones they sell in the stores. Maybe offer a discount or reward points for using them as opposed to disposable cups. I only say as a reward because while the people who go to Starbucks claim they care about the environment they don't do anything about it and they're gonna need an insentive.
xomthood (12 days ago)
They already offer a discount for bringing your own cup, they've done that for years.
Ivan Won (1 month ago)
You can already hear the white girls lol
Sara S (1 month ago)
Cant we do something abt the WAY that straws are disposed off?? This is wayy too drastic bcz whats the point of iced drinks now? Ewe
axetonamill B (1 month ago)
Fuck the Eco the real culprits are the fuckin Chinese with their extremely high amount of waste not my straw
Juan X Palacios (1 month ago)
Since yall wanna act like lil baby's here's your fucken sippiy cup you grown ass adults 😂
Dina Corn (1 month ago)
It’s using more plastic
Kat K (1 month ago)
Re- useable straws ?
Some One (1 month ago)
What if you want wip cream
TheHylianJuggalo (1 month ago)
Not surprising millennials need a sippy cup :D
An Audi RS6 (1 month ago)
Or you could just not act like a child and drink from a cup normally?
M Del Valle (1 month ago)
if you an environmentalist and are against straws why don't you just don't use them and have to put everyone else to drink from a stupid sippy cup.
M Del Valle (1 month ago)
environmentalists should grow some scales and swim away to help their own.
Your opinion means Garbage (1 month ago)
Yea what about the cup??
D Leong (1 month ago)
Just stop drinking starbucks. The world is saved!
Redneck Royalty (1 month ago)
It's still plastic and gonna be thrown away you stupid assholes
Mr Eyeball (1 month ago)
**makes the lids plastic**
paulchankk111 (1 month ago)
Only taking out the straws is pointless. It makes up almost nothing when compared to other disposable.
Keen Cloud (1 month ago)
Wait how about the frappe with whipped cream on top???
suga kookie (1 month ago)
I’m happy Starbucks is changing the the lid to this lid. So many people buy Starbucks and straws are really bad for the environment.
Ducati M (1 month ago)
Starbucks sucks, you can’t tell the difference between gas station coffee in Starbucks. It’s just ridiculously overpriced coffee
Rachel Kakar (1 month ago)
What about the whipped cream domed lid???? 😱
Ravedaze (1 month ago)
Make edible straws.. simple
Hassan Sabra (1 month ago)
Trust me straws aren’t what we need to worry about
WESLEY ESTELRITZ (1 month ago)
So we are talking about around 300 metric tons of plastic saved(worldwide) which I guess is good, but tbh it doesnt take much space on a dumpster. Like whatever idc cause i dont go to starbucks, but im just saying that straws aint hurting anyone.
Liow Jian Fei (1 month ago)
Preston Patterson (1 month ago)
That’s more plastics than the straw had
NonviableHydra9 ! (1 month ago)
What’s the point the rest of the bottle is plastic? Why not make biodegradable plastic
Playliszt Man (1 month ago)
I personally think this isn't that great of an idea. A better idea would be issuing out eco-friendly straws? Not paper ones, those suck. More like reusable straws made by Starbucks.
They could use edible straws too (Free ones. The edibles straws in my local Starbucks are expensive).
NaDe [D1N0] (1 month ago)
I support it
Rosy Akhter (1 month ago)
Idk why people are freaking out I mean it’s helping the environment and you could just bring your own straw
Windows XP (1 month ago)
The paper straws are terrible..please keep plastic or make metal ones..
Moonlight and Oreo :3 (1 month ago)
What will happen to the whip cream on my vanilla bean ;-;
Great_ xd9999 (1 month ago)
this is the *last straw*
David Fordom (1 month ago)
The Universe Within (1 month ago)
Yea but the cups are plastic.
Tomisin Sanni (1 month ago)
Now it’s time for McDonald’s
LittleBoi4Trump (1 month ago)
Liberalism in full effect
Sam Weems (1 month ago)
Sippy cups for adults smh
Thedark Iceofficial (1 month ago)
I personally don’t like this I like to stir my whipped cream with my Frappuccino
frank Gurza (1 month ago)
Bruh_itsmya :[ (1 month ago)
I don’t like it cause I am one to make a mess and all of it will fall onto me but if it helps the environment
Iconic_princess (1 month ago)
I’m going to Starbucks I wanna see if they give me one
Jack Dawson (1 month ago)
Why not just replace all cups and use our hands?
Zayd Naya (1 month ago)
Cool... cant wait when they will make the service be less racist?
Zoey Isabella (1 month ago)
just so you all know, the plastic cups and lids are recyclable, but the straws don’t break down easily, which is why it’s better to use the lids🙄
Idc Idc (1 month ago)
But what about the straw industry reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
Lord Razor (1 month ago)
Replace plastic with plastic just for the sake of saying "we are eco-friendly" ffs
bradhorn14 (1 month ago)
What about differentially abled persons that require the use of single use plastic straws...
Emma Horn (1 month ago)
Wow those ceos are dumb and think we are dumber..the amount of plastic in the new lids is way than a simple straw
josh plaut (1 month ago)
Customer reusable cups, flat rate for a nice Starbucks themed cup they can bring in over and over again and they get a small discount on their drink
Manual Shifterz (1 month ago)
Replacing plastic with more plastic
Susan S (1 month ago)
There is NOTHING eco friendly about getting your coffee at Starbucks.
tully adams (1 month ago)
Dosent it have to use more plastic to make the different lid than would require to make a straw? Maybe weigh a straw and regular lid and compare it to the new lid it could turn out that it's slightly worse
FalconPixel 14 (1 month ago)
Both the cup and the “new” lid are made of single use plastic. This is the most pointless change
Grumpy Monk (1 month ago)
When I went McDonald’s in London I got given a paper straw. It was a horrible experience, the straw started getting wet and it was near impossible to drink with. I ended up ripping a bit of straw off to get a new dry straw
Before Tommorow (1 month ago)
I'm sorry little sea creatures who are affected by Plastic straws but I have necessities😒. Maybe instead of us humans having to stop being comfortable with everything we do😑, the dumb fish and whatever lives in the ocean should learn how not to eat trash🙄.
Jessica Ferry (1 month ago)
"eco friendly staws" are paper straws and paper straws don't fucking work. People could just cut their staws or recycle them
mwint1982 (1 month ago)
McDonald's and Starbucks have the best fucking straws. Please don't take my life away. Fuck the sea turtles. Jealous little green mf'ers
H H (1 month ago)
But it's all plastic??
Southern09 (1 month ago)
Starbucks is a disgusting liberal company I refuse to ever spend my money there
Nancy Nance (1 month ago)
Starbucks loves to jump on the bandwagon. This is nothing more than a marketing ploy to help boosts stocks. For Starbucks, it's not about the customers or "partners" it's always been about the share holders. Don't be fooled by these lids, they've been around for a few months now and just so conveniently be a great marketing strategy. Also, make sure you get rid of those green stoppers...thatll be next.
Trover19 (1 month ago)
let’s just make edible cups and straws, sure it’s more expensive but cookie straws... come on.
Bella Lancaster (1 month ago)
but straws make everything taste better.
Theresa Welker (1 month ago)
How about requiring people to bring a sustainable cup with them and not price gouging your damn cups. $45 for ONE 16 oz cup is absolute bullshit
Megan Kelly (1 month ago)
It's great that they are removing plastic straws, but a skinny little thing versus a plastic cup and lid? Starbucks has big plastic cups, so they should change that up.