This #ChangeMaker Just Inspired an Airline to Ditch Plastic Straws
Thank you again to MarthaStewart.com for featuring my recent efforts with Alaska Airlines. Last week on 5/21 Alaska Airlines announced that they will be eliminating all non-recyclable single-use plastic straw stirrers and citrus picks on all flights and in airport lounges nationwide, and replacing with environmentally and marine-safe alternatives by July 2018. Alaska Airlines is the first airline in the world to make this announcement and is taking the lead in an effort to save our oceans and planet from plastic pollution, I hope more airlines will follow.
Click here to read the first MarthaStewart.com article spotlighting my efforts How One 17-year old Got a City to Say No to Plastic Straws
CHANGE THE DAYPROJECT: CLEAN OCEANS
Did you know that the storm drain on your street leads to the ocean?