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Plastic Straws

The Gift From Our Precursors

Rylie Neely | Posted 01.07.2017 | Impact
Rylie Neely

Today we face the biggest environmental crisis that our population has ever seen. Centuries of careless development and industrial "progress" has sent the planet into a state of utter disarray.

Open Letter to Starbucks: Your "Green" Straws Make Mermaids Cry

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 09.02.2015 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Dear Starbucks, I am a real mermaid, not just a graphic on a plastic cup. As an ocean protection activist, environmental attorney and surf lover, I s...

This Heartbreaking (And Graphic) Video Will Make You Rethink That Plastic Straw

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.18.2015 | Green

The next time you reach for a straw to pop into your iced coffee, think of the turtle in the video below. A team of researchers was looking for turtle...

Miami Beach: No Straw For You!

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 04.23.2012 | Miami

A certain kind of drinking will soon be prohibited on Miami Beach. Last week, city commissioners amended litter laws to include the banning of plastic...