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True Blood's Bauer aims to stop plastic waste

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The star of HBO's series True Blood wants Starbucks to put a lid on plastic waste. Kristin Bauer has created a petition challenging Starbucks lid policy, saying that it is wasteful.

"Starbucks sells approximately 4 billion cups of coffee a year -- that's BILLIONS of plastic lids winding up in landfills EVERY YEAR," the actress says in her petition.

Bauer simply wants Starbucks to allow customers to have the option to opt out of taking a lid. She claims that, "Hundreds of thousands of pounds of plastic could be kept out of landfills."

Check out and sign Kristin Bauer's petition online.

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