Dunkin’ Donuts Cuts 4.6m Pounds a Year From Cup Waste

2 09 2011

http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/08/29/dunkin-donuts-cuts-4-6m-pounds-a-year-from-cup-waste/

Dunkin’ Donuts has eliminated 4.6 million pounds of waste a year by reducing the weight of two disposable cups, according to the firm’s first corporate responsibility report.

 

The company, which has 16,100 Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins restaurants, describes the environment as its “#1 sustainability priority,” and says the most prominent sustainability issue it has to deal with is the foam cup used to serve Dunkin’ Donuts coffee. It reduced the weight of both its foam hot and its plastic cold cup in 2009, but says it has struggled to find….

 

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