Friday, May 12, 2017

Viral sea turtle Youtube video fuels campaign against plastic straws | abc7news.com

Viral sea turtle Youtube video fuels campaign against plastic straws | abc7news.com
Americans use an incredible 500 million plastic straws every day. Even though they are small, straws can create serious environmental problems, so now a growing number of activists say it's time to just say no.
Viral sea turtle video fuels campaign against plastic straws - A new documentary called "Straws" that debuted at the Sonoma Film Festival is getting a strong reception at other film festivals around the country. The producer and director, Linda Booker "We are talking about billions and billions of non-recyclable plastic straws that are ending up garbage cans, landfills, and unfortunately too often as street litter," she said. Many straws also end up in the ocean and on the beach.

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