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Starbucks Is Letting You Get Coffee In Your Own Cup Again With A New No-Touch System

Plastic straws are also being replaced with papers ones soon to reduce waste!

Starbucks Resuable Cups Are Coming Back In Canada & Here's When

After more than a year without them, reusable cups are coming back to Starbucks in Canada and you'll soon be able to get coffee and any other drink in your own mug.

Starting on August 24, company-operated locations across the country will let customers bring in their personal reusable cups and will have a new "completely contactless" system that eliminates "shared touchpoints" between customers and baristas. As an incentive, Starbucks will be bringing back the $0.10 discount for drinks in reusable cups.

When you're at the counter with your reusable cup, you'll keep the lid and place your cup in a ceramic mug. The barista will hold that mug while making your drink instead of holding your cup. The drink will be brought back to you in the mug so you can take your cup back contact-free.

For Here Ware such as mugs and cups are also making a comeback at locations where local regulations allow in-store dining after reusable cups and in-store ware were suspended in March 2020 because of COVID-19 concerns.

As another way to reduce waste, Starbucks is also introducing a new paper straw in Canada in late August for drinks that require one. The paper straw, which was chosen for its durability, is the classic shade of Starbucks green and is compostable.

In September 2020, Starbucks rolled out recyclable strawless lids for iced drinks at all locations in Canada, but plastic straws have still been available for some drinks like Frappuccinos as well as by request. At Tim Hortons, plastic straws were phased out of the nearly 4,000 Canadian locations in May 2021.

Starbucks Canada Has A One-Time BOGO Deal On Drinks For Select App Users

A great excuse to try the new Apple Crisp Macchiato.

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If you love Starbucks Canada and love free drinks, you'll be happy to know the coffee chain's BOGO deal is back! Now until September 20, when eligible customers* buy any handcrafted drink, they'll get a second one free.

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A Woman Is Suing Starbucks After She Says A Spilled Hot Coffee Gave Her First-Degree Burns

She is seeking damages of less than $75,000 from the drive-thru incident.

A woman in Texas is suing Starbucks after claiming that she was given the wrong coffee at a drive-thru in Texas and then spilled the hot drink on herself while giving it back.

Mary Simms ordered a coffee from the drive-thru in Tomball, Texas, on April 14, but when she was informed by an employee that her drink was incorrect, the lid came off as Simms went to hand the drink back, causing her to spill coffee on her lap, according to the lawsuit.

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Move over PSL, there's a new seasonal drink in town! This year's Starbucks fall menu in Canada features the debut of the Apple Crisp Macchiato and I got a first taste of the brand new beverage to share my honest opinion.

This drink is available starting on August 24 at locations across Canada and will only be around for a limited time — so if you want to try the seasonal menu item, make sure to get it before all the apples are picked and the leaves fall off the trees.

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Starbucks announced it's bringing back the iconic Pumpkin Spice Latte tomorrow which we all know is the universal signal that fall is near.

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