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Starbucks Unveils New Mobile Coffee Shop on a Train Car in Switzerland

Starbucks Unveils New Mobile Coffee Shop on a Train Car in Switzerland

Whether it's to woo more travelers to take the train or to make it more convenient for passengers to get their espresso, we love the idea of a full-fledged coffee shop on board. The coffee shop sits on

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Starbucks Opens New “Teavana” Tea Bar to Revolutionize the Tea Experience

Starbucks Opens New “Teavana” Tea Bar to Revolutionize the Tea Experience

Could Starbucks revolutionize the way America drinks tea? Today, the coffee giant teamed up with Teavana to debut the chain’s first teahouse, Teavana Fine Teas + Tea Bar in Manhattan’s Upper East

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Starbucks Opens Drive-Thru Made from Recycled Shipping Containers in Northglenn, CO

Starbucks Opens Drive-Thru Made from Recycled Shipping Containers in Northglenn, CO

The new Northglenn location is part of a pilot program launched by Starbucks to open a series of environmentally-friendly coffee shops around the world that push the design envelope. The green coffee

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Starbucks Launches $1 Reusable Plastic Cups to Reduce Waste

Starbucks Launches $1 Reusable Plastic Cups to Reduce Waste

In an attempt to reduce their customers’ waste, Starbucks is introducing a reusable plastic cup for frequent customers. At $1 a pop, the logo-emblazoned plastic cups are shaped like their traditional

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Starbucks to Recycle Coffee Grounds and Baked Goods into Laundry Detergent and Other Products

Starbucks to Recycle Coffee Grounds and Baked Goods into Laundry Detergent and Other Products

Over the past year, Starbucks has launched a range of initiatives to reduce their footprint, and now in order to tackle their share of the 1.3 billion tons of food that is put into landfills worldwide

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Starbucks’ New Hot Cup EarthSleeve Could Save 100,000 Trees

Starbucks’ New Hot Cup EarthSleeve Could Save 100,000 Trees

Starbucks accounts for almost 50% of the US coffee market, and they are responsible for a huge amount of disposable packaging—but with the launch of their EarthSleeve, the corporate giant hopes to

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Starbucks Swaps Crushed Parasitic Beetle Food Coloring for Tomat-O-Red Dye in Strawberry Drinks

Starbucks Swaps Crushed Parasitic Beetle Food Coloring for Tomat-O-Red Dye in Strawberry Drinks

We were recently shocked to learn that Starbucks' strawberry drinks are colored with 'carmine' - a dye made from crushed parasitic beetles. Those of us on an insect-free diet can now breathe a sigh of

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Kengo Kuma Creates a Dynamic Cave-Like Interior Using 2,000 Pieces of Wood

Kengo Kuma Creates a Dynamic Cave-Like Interior Using 2,000 Pieces of Wood

Kengo Kuma and Associates's interior celebrates the warm grain of natural unfinished wood. Through careful positioning they constructed a woven mass of wooden segments that form a cave-like space. The

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Starbucks Admits Its Strawberry Drinks Are Colored with Crushed Parasitic Beetles

Starbucks Admits Its Strawberry Drinks Are Colored with Crushed Parasitic Beetles

Starbucks recently found itself in hot water when news that the red dyes used in their strawberry drinks contained cochineal, a coloring made from crushed parasitic beetles. The ingredient has turned

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Starbucks Transforms Historic Amsterdam Bank Vault Into Custom Hyper Local Coffee Shop

Starbucks Transforms Historic Amsterdam Bank Vault Into Custom Hyper Local Coffee Shop

This Friday, March 9th, Starbucks will open its first European concept store located in a renovated historic bank in Amsterdam. The new new shop is located in the vault of the historic Amsterdamsche Bank,

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Trash to Treasure: 6 Awesome Buildings Made of Recycled Materials

Trash to Treasure: 6 Awesome Buildings Made of Recycled Materials

Check out 6 awesome buildings from around the world that are made entirely out of recycled materials: Artist Victor Moore Builds an Incredible Junk Castle for Just $500 Starbucks Opens New Reclamation

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Starbucks Opens New Reclamation Drive Thru Made From Recycled Shipping Containers

Starbucks Opens New Reclamation Drive Thru Made From Recycled Shipping Containers

Inspiration for the shipping container drive thru came from the company's use of the containers to ship their coffee and tea from sources around the world. Rather than let the containers wallow after

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PHOTOS: Inhabitat’s Highlights from Day 1 of Opportunity Green

PHOTOS: Inhabitat’s Highlights from Day 1 of Opportunity Green

The fifth annual Opportunity Green sustainable business conference kicked off Wednesday evening at Los Angeles Center Studios to a VIP reception. Adrian Grenier and Peter Glatzer were on hand as

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Hey Starbucks! Inhabitat Has An Idea For You…

Hey Starbucks! Inhabitat Has An Idea For You…

Dear Starbucks, we love your new-and-improved-no-spill-stainless-steel-reusable coffee mug. However, we would like to offer you a bit of advice from the Inhabiteam. We think you could take this holiday

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Starbucks Unveils Seat Upholstery Made of Recycled Coffee Sacks

Starbucks Unveils Seat Upholstery Made of Recycled Coffee Sacks

London's venerable Savile Row was transformed into a country fairground on Monday as sheep frolicked in the streets to herald the start of Wool Week. Amidst the fluffy conflagration stood (or perhaps more

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Brilliant Karma Cup System Greens Your Coffee Routine

Brilliant Karma Cup System Greens Your Coffee Routine

With 58 billion paper coffee cups thrown out each year in the US, it's clear that we need to find a different system that keeps those cups out of the landfill. It's highly unlikely that we'll be giving up

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