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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 [...]

The Pollination Project: Diana Lofflin, StrawFree.org

StrawFree.org is an organization dedicated to the elimination of plastic straws—one bamboo straw at a time. Diana Lofflin, StrawFree.org founder, was moved to action after seeing the amount of plastic straws picked up at local beach cleanups. In fact, more than 500,000,000 straws are used each day in the United States.   Read Article

Huffington Post: This Week In Daily Giving

Diana Lofflin, strawfree.org, Huntington Beach, California, USA. Educational booths at schools and local events encourage individuals and businesses to refuse plastic straws and reuse local bamboo straws, with all proceeds going towards outreach efforts.

Huntington Beach to Become State’s First Plastic Straw-Free City?

The Pollination Project, a nonprofit that gives $1,000 a day to individual "change-makers" worldwide, recently awarded a grant to Diana Lofflin, the founder of StrawFree.org. Her Huntington Beach ocean conservation group wants plastic straws exchanged out in the city in favor of "alternative, more sustainable solutions."   Read Article

StrawFree.org receives $1000 grant from The Pollination Project

StrawFree.org receives $1000 grant from the Pollination Project  StrawFree.org team at an outreach event in Dana Point, CA. We are SO excited to announce that StrawFree.org received a $1,000 grant from the Pollination Project. Thanks to the Pollination Project, we now have some seed money to advance our mission to make oceans #strawfree and [...]