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The StrawFree.org Team Tried to Go A Week Without Plastic

The StrawFree.org Team Tried to Go A Week Without Plastic Plastic is a problem. Our world has become one that lives, breathes, and eats (yes, eats) plastics. We use plastic for packaging, storage, clothes, hygiene, cooking, technology, the list goes on. It’s hard to think of an industry that doesn’t use plastic in some way, [...]

Put down your plastic straws, group urges

The ancient Sumerians, in creating the first straw, probably rejoiced at their ingenuity. But thousands of years later, straws are made of plastic, and they pose a danger to marine life. They have ended up in the noses of turtles, leading to, when humans intervene to help, painful removals. The animals often mistake plastic bags [...]

Group Hopes To Ban Plastic Straws In Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach-based StrawFree.org is hoping to make its city the first in Orange County to ban straws, which they say is one of the top 10 pieces of garbage polluting the ocean and not recycled by most municipalities.   Read Article

Restricting use of plastic straws the latest trend to clean up beaches, ocean

Plastic shopping bags are so 2016. The new trendy target for those who want to reduce the stream of plastic flowing into our oceans, beaches and parks, is something smaller — plastic straws. And since November, when California voters agreed to ban plastic bags from supermarkets and other retailers, people who want similar restrictions on [...]

Make a Bamboo Straw at 2017 Eco Garden Expo – May 6 &7

Make a Bamboo Straw at 2017 Eco Garden Expo - May 6 & 7 Straw Free is attending the 2017 Eco Garden Expo!  Our booth will feature an organic lemonade stand, a bamboo straw making demo, and a bamboo straw making station. Please come out, meet our team, and get a chance to take home [...]

Event: Joshua Tree Music Festival – May 18-21

Joshua Tree Music Festival - May 18-21 Quench your thirst with Jahlia's hand-crafted drinks as you enjoy the inclusive, ecstatic experience that is...the Joshua Tree Music Festival. Jahlia's Drinks has committed to going #strawfree to bring awareness about the growing plastic pollution problem. StrawFree.org will have hand-made bamboo straws that will go well with you [...]