JOIN THE #ZAPPLASTIC CAMPAIGN
In the United States, an estimated 500 million plastic straws are being tossed away. Between Hawaii and California, there is a massive floating island of waste, three times the size of France, and two times the size of Texas. Change starts with YOU, with US. Write to your city council, go to your local chamber of commerce, talk to your village elders and visit local restaurants and hotels and educate them. Be passionate and give them the facts about plastic pollution. It’s time to #ZAPPLASTIC
FOX NEWS REPORT: PROSTHETIC LIMBS MADE FROM PLASTIC WASTE
Fox News surprised us all by admitting that climate change is real! When reporting on a village in Greenland that is being threatened by the possibility of melting glaciers causing tsunamis, a Fox New reporter admitted that, "climate change has also sped up that process" of the melting glaciers. You heard it here first folks! Climate change is so undeniable, even Fox News can't deny it!
OCEAN HEROES CHALLENGE
The Ocean Heroes Toolkit Campaign from Captain Planet’s Project Hero has come out with an Action Toolkit. The informative campaign walk us through the creation of a campaign to achieve real plastic fighting results - to help us stop the use of plastic straws in our communities! #OCEANHEROES
MALIBU BANS PLASTIC STRAWS
Our global population is growing at such a rapid pace that we cannot use a resource that is not sustainable. And that means biodegradable. Plastic cannot biodegrade. Not ever. It will simply break down into smaller and smaller particles that will ooze toxins and leech out into our atmosphere our oceans our earth our water and eventually us. Share this video or make your own video, let's all join the #MALIBUCHALLENGE
CNN NEWS REPORT: STARBUCKS DITCHES STRAWS
Starbucks has taken a step in the right direction and has vowed to ban all plastic straws by 2020! The decision was based around reudcing plastic pollution. They are planning on using cold cup strawless lids and biodegradable straws, which will save around a billion straws a year at their 29,000 locations.