Sometimes the scuttlebutt is true. According to a company press release
, Starbucks stores worldwide will give a complimentary brewed coffee to customers who show up with reusable tumblers on Thursday, April 15. "This effort is just one of the ways Starbucks is collaborating with customers to reduce environmental impacts," the release explains. "The company has offered customers a discount for tumbler use since 1985."
In addition, many U.S. businesses are offering special deals on April 15 to coincide with tax day. A partial list compiled by AP can be found here.
• Starbucks Asks Customers Worldwide to Use Tumblers and Help Reduce Environmental Impacts
• Smart Spending: Free Treats and More for Taxpayers
• Deals, Specials, Freebies to mark Tax Day, April 15