Tag Archives: single-use plastics

Student’s War on Trash Affects Real Change

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“It’s not very often that you see two 17-year-olds wake up early on a Saturday morning to go pick up garbage,” laughs Sam from PickWaste, an organization these two friends started to try to clean up litter in the Toronto area.

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How Straws are Destroying the Environment

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In the US alone, 500 million straws are used every day. Single-use plastics are the scourge of the earth as they never fully degrade. Here are some ways you can stop sucking and break your drinking straw habit.

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