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Strawfree.org Attends Plastic Ocean Art Exhibit at UC Irvine

StrawFree.org Attends Plastic Ocean Art Exhibit at UC Irvine The Plastic Ocean Art Exhibit will be on display at University of California, Irvine’s Student Center until February 13, 2017. Plastic Ocean Artist, Bonnie Monteleone (right), and StrawFree.org founder, Diana Lofflin, pose with a bamboo straw. As soon as you take the first step [...]

Jahlia’s Drinks and StrawFree at Lightning in a Bottle – May 24 – 29

Jahlia's Drinks and StrawFree at Lightning in a Bottle - May 24 - 29 Jahlia's Drinks and StrawFree.org is going to be a vendor at this years Lightning in a Bottle music festival! The booth will feature organic homemade lemonade and StrawFree.org reusable bamboo straws. Yum ~ We hope you come out to drink lemonade enjoy awesome music with [...]

Five Zero-Waste Resolutions for the New Year

Consider participating in a beach clean-up to ring in the New Year. Plastic straws are one of the top ten items found during beach clean-ups. Five Zero-Waste Resolutions for the New Year With the ringing in of the New Year, many people have committed to resolutions. With the reality of climate change being ever more apparent [...]

New Years Resolution: Give Up Plastic Straws

New Years Resolution: Give Up Plastic Straws Our oceans are riddled with waste and plastic that does not degrade over time. In fact, plastic breaks down into microscopic pieces that make it easy for ocean wildlife to consume which eventually makes its way back to our food systems. One of the most found plastic items [...]

Straw Free’s Zero Waste Guide for the Holidays + a Giveaway

Straw Free's Zero Waste Guide for the Holidays + a Giveaway The holidays are a wonderful time to send gifts to your loved ones and to spend time with family, but amongst the holiday cheer, we often forget the amount of waste that gets left behind. Here are Straw Free’s recommendations for a zero-waste holiday (plus details on our [...]

Strawfree.org Attends UCI Housing’s 2016 Fall Sustainability Fair

Strawfree.org Attends UCI Housing’s 2016 Fall Sustainability Fair On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 StrawFree.org hosted a booth at the University of California, Irvine at a sustainability fair with the theme of “Living Zero: Small Steps. Big Impact.” The zero waste event featured sustainable vendors, interactive booths, an open mic/entertainment stage and various sustainable campus organizations. The fair [...]

News Item: StrawFree.org featured at Shriners Hospital for Children

StrawFree.org featured at Shriners Hospital for Children View album from event. On September 17, 2016, StrawFree.org was a featured vendor at the Debbie Durkin Ecoluxe 2016 Pre-Emmys Celebrity Luxury Lounge. Karin Salkin, the writer for It's Not About Me.tv,  included us in her ecoluxe wrap-up article. For those in a hurry, here is the [...]

Rogers Middle School’s Green Team is Committed to Being #StrawFree

Rogers Middle School Green Team holding up bamboo straws with their teacher, Pamela Weinstein, on the right. Photo Credit: Vanida Ngeam, Strawfree.org Intern. Rogers Middle School’s Green Team is Committed to Being #StrawFree The Will Rogers Middle School Green Team maintains their school's compost and recycling program. On Wednesday, September 21, [...]