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Starbucks for 2010
June 28, 2009, 12:21 AM
Filed under: Green Labels, News

I’m a real Starbucks lover. And happy to hear that they’re now joining my world.

See, last thursday they announced that the company aims to earn LEED certification on all new company-owned stores beginning in 2010. LEED means: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. 
starbucks The goals for all new company-owned stores are that 50 percent of each store’s energy be derived from renewable sources, and that they will be 25 percent more energy efficient. The company has set long-term goals including replacing all stores’ incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs and ensuring 100 percents of its cup supply is reusable or recyclable by 2015.

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