Starbucks to do away with single use cups

The coffee chain says they are testing out different ways to further sustainability efforts

Image: Starbucks (CNN)  — Starbucks has a love-hate relationship with its cups. The company’s white — or sometimes holiday-themed — logo-emblazoned paper cups for hot drinks, and clear plastic cups for cold drinks are instantly recognizable symbols of the brand. But that’s not entirely a good thing. “Our cup is ubiquitous, and we love that,” said Michael Kobori, Starbucks chief sustainability officer….

Midlands Bank “Pays” It Forward

"Keeping the Midlands Beautiful" and making our environment a little greener. That's the goal of TD Bank's "TD Tree Days" project.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) —”Keeping the Midlands Beautiful” and making our environment a little greener. That’s the goal of TD Bank’s “TD Tree Days” project. Monday, employee volunteers planted trees at Owens Park. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin was on hand to help out. It’s just one way organizers say they can enhance our community. The hope is the trees will add…