Local Dunkin’ Donuts customers looking forward to eco-friendly change

Hampden County

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Dunkin Donuts is ditching its styrofoam cups.The company announced on Wednesday that in an effort to be eco-friendly, their stores will be phasing out the use of styrofoam cups.Instead, they’ll use double walled paper cups that keep the drink hot, and don’t require the use of a protective sleeve.

Dunkin’ Donuts to stop using foam cups by 2020

Some customers said they’re looking forward to the change. “I think it’s about time,” said John Phillips of Chicopee. “I typically order smalls that way I don’t get styrofoam, I think it has a different taste to it. I think that would be a very good thing.”Dunkin Donuts stores in New York and California will begin using the new cups this spring, and styrofoam will be phased out of all stores by 2020.

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