Recently Starbucks announced by 2020 they could be getting rid of plastic straws in their stores! Now they are teaming up with McDonald's to come up with a compostable cup! The cups currently are recyclable but they want to make it even better.
Starbucks has launched a NextGen Cup Challenge where companies can contribute ideas to match ALL recycling rules in every state (they tend to differ state to state) and McDonald's is up for the challenge. If this get's figured out, it will be life changing for the restaurant world.
Also, McDonald's recently announced that by 2030 that they will cut down on greenhouse gas emissions to again become environmentally savvy.