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“Straws Suck, Join No Straw November”

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– “Straws Suck, Join No Straw November”
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* Americans use 500 million straws daily; plastic straws are not recyclable and are a major source of plastics pollution in oceans and on coastlines
* The No Straw November campaign is calling on people to stop using plastic straws and businesses to stop automatically handing them out
* If you really want to use a straw, reusable varieties made from stainless steel, bamboo and even glass are widely available
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– “No Straw November”
“Plastic straws are one of the main ocean plastic polluters, help us change that! The goal of “No Straw November” is to bring awareness to the many plastic straws that are being used once and then thrown away in a single month. Jr Ocean Guardians challenges you to refuse plastic straws the whole month of November and to keep a tally of how many straws you eliminated from potentially ending up in the ocean. Please share this challenge with others and use the hashtag #NoStrawNovember.”
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Posted by Steve on November 19, 2017 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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