Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

The main goal for this project is to reduce the amount of single-use plastic straw pollution within the Santa Monica community. But, in addition, I hope to increase knowledge and interest concerning environmental issues and appreciation for companies who make environmentally friendly decisions.

How are you going to do it?

My objective is to convince restaurants to choose a more environmentally friendly method to supply their customers with straws. The first option would be to place straws in a container on the table versus in drinks. Many customers will opt out of straw usage, which will lead to a reduction in the use of plastic straws. This is an important first step in curbing the use of plastic straws. The second option would be to switch to using an alternative to plastic straws, erasing the use of plastic st...read more