Starbucks Under Fire for Plastic Pollution: Sign the Petition Now!

Starbucks, a supposedly environmentally friendly company, is under fire from a dozen environmental organizations because of its widespread use of plastic, which is contributing to a global environmental crisis and polluting oceans around the world. In 2008, Starbucks pledged to make a 100 percent recyclable paper cup and sell 25 percent of drinks in reusable cups by 2015, according to the organizations. To date, it's failed to fulfill that promise. ...

Gay Group Wants Coca-Cola to Cork Russia’s Strict Anti-Gay Law

Gay rights group “All Out” picketed Coca-Cola’s Atlanta, Ga.Headquarters today (Oct. 28) to urge the soft-drink maker to protest Russia’s strict anti-gay laws ahead of the 2014 winter Olympic Games. Coke is a major Olympic sponsor. The company is on the bubble over the issue after meeting with the group last week and promising to release a statement....
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