TikTok Commenters Defend Starbucks Barista For Not Using Customer’s Reusable Cup

In an era where environmental sustainability has become a pressing concern, people worldwide are seeking innovative ways to reduce plastic waste. Among the many initiatives taking shape, an inspiring movement has emerged: individuals are bringing their own reusable cups to Starbucks, determined to make a tangible impact on the fight against plastic pollution.

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However, after one customer shared a Tiktok calling out a barista for making her drink in a plastic cup even though she requested it made in her reusable cup. Expecting everyone in the comments to join in her critique, instead commenters defended the barista.

Instead of sympathy, she got dragged for not knowing what she’s talking about.

Here’s the Tiktok to view for yourself:


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Here’s what folks had to say in the comments:




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