The prospective discount program by bring your own cup in fast-food restaurant or convenience store
In future, the populace may get discount by bring your own cup in fast-food restaurant or convenience store! The expense of disposable cup in Taiwan was reach to 15 hundred millions every year, and caused a large burden in both environment and waste recycling, the EPA said. In order to reduce the source of disposable cup, we expect the proprietors can propose the scheme of discount for bring cup by self. To date, 4 enterprises of mainstream convenience store were join in line, not merely, the famed fast-food enterprises will participate in next year.
A conference about reduce means of the disposable cup was be held by EPA in this April, amount 75% of participated proprietors were approved of encouraging populace whose using their own cup by providing preferential discount. “About 15 thousands participated proprietors adopted this opinion voluntarily, and there will continue to further more consultation. By other hand, we will also compel from the proprietors whose wait and see that by providing allowance of recycling work, and we will supply necessary supplementary measures on this part,” the director of Solid Waste Department said.
However, some proprietors brought up the opinion of the populace who get discount most by using the designated cup by store, but against by EPA. Also some of proprietors considered the issues which the hygienic problem and the toxic of cup will separating out by fill with high heat drinks, in this part, the EPA promise that will be discussed in harmony later.
Date: Jun 21, 2010
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