The Sun is reporting that every Starbucks store everywhere is leaving a faucet running. It is said that potable drinking water will become much harder to come by worldwide in the next fifty years, so why is Starbucks wasting water? Because they think it keeps the pipes clean. A theory has has been laughed off by experts. The Sun points out that Starbucks is
…wasting 23.4 MILLION litres a day. That would provide enough daily water for the entire two million-strong population of drought-hit Namibia in Africa or fill an Olympic pool every 83 minutes.
What can you do? Send feedback using their easy form, write an email or a letter, or call and tell Starbucks you won’t do business there until they change their policy.