They will soon be used at stores in Vancouver and Seattle as the standard for most iced drinks, with all stores following suit by 2020, Starbucks announced.
Frappuccinos will still have the dome lids, but the traditional plastic straws will be made from either paper or plastic that can be composted, CNN reported.
McDonald's announced earlier this year that the company will be tossing plastic straws in the United Kingdom starting in September and is testing alternatives in the U.S., the BBC reported.
Seattle recently banned plastic straws and utensils, KIRO7 reported.
Thousands of food service providers there are now not permitted to give diners single-use plastic items like plastic utensils or plastic straws, KIRO7 reported.
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