Starbucks stirs in wind to power stores

Johnson, Jim
April 2005
Waste News;4/25/2005, Vol. 10 Issue 28, p21
Trade Publication
The article reports that Starbucks Coffee Co. is committing to buying enough renewable wind power to equal 5 percent of the energy needs of company-owned stores in North America. The move will cut emissions associated with the stores' operations by an estimated 2 percent and will put the company among the top 25 buyers of renewable energy in the U.S. The move to purchase the green energy comes after the company inventoried its greenhouse gas emissions last year as a way to understand and evaluate its contribution to climate change.


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