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Recycling For Nature Project

We have expanded our campaign to include recycling thanks to my partner (and sister), Ella Lin, who did her sixth grade research project on recycling. Ella Lin heads and is the founder of our Recycling for Nature Projects. 100% of the funds raised from our Recycling for Nature Projects are donated to a good cause. Since March 2021, we have raised a total of $1360 and prevented close to 19,000 plastic bottles and aluminum cans (over 900lb) from entering the landfills. Click below to read more on each project!

01

March 15, 2021
to April 14, 2021



1,500
plastic bottles & aluminum
cans recycled

$115.00
raised and donated to
Environmental Nature Center
Newport Beach, CA, USA

 

02

November 15, 2021
to January 14, 2022



3,840
plastic bottles & aluminum
cans recycled

$280.00
raised and donated to
Environmental Nature Center
Newport Beach, CA, USA

03

March 18, 2022 
to June 17, 2022



4,600
plastic bottles & aluminum
cans recycled

$332.00 
raised and donated to
Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Laguna Beach, CA, USA

04

November 1, 2022 
to January 31, 2023


3,900
plastic bottles & aluminum 
cans recycled

$273.00 
raised and donated to 
Pacific Marine Mammal Center 
Laguna Beach, CA, USA

05

April 17, 2023 
to July 16, 2023



5,120
plastic bottles & aluminum 
cans recycled

$360.00 
raised and donated to 
Pacific Marine Mammal Center 
Laguna Beach, CA, USA

Art Movement

Working hand in hand with Project Aware, Skip the Plastic Straw and Project Aware will mail out letters to restaurants in California's coastal communities, asking them to consider stopping the use of plastic straws. With every letter we mail out, we wish to include a drawing from a child with the same message, but in art form.

 

We invite kids all around the world to help us in our mission by drawing a picture to show how they would help promote the Skip the Plastic Straw message to restaurants.

 

Please draw a picture of your favorite marine animal, beach or ocean encounter, and make sure to include "Skip the Plastic Straw" or "skiptheplasticstraw.com" in the picture. It would be great if you could also include your first name (no last name needed) and your age, but that's optional. 

 

Once your artwork is completed, please email it to skiptheplasticstraw@gmail.com. Your artwork will be featured here on my website for people to see your hard work! Your artwork will also be included in Skip the Plastic Straw and Project Aware's letter to restaurants. 

 

Thank you! We hope you will help us spread the word to Skip the Plastic Straw through art movement!

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Thank you Danna Moore (Director of Global Operations, Project Aware) for this partnership!

Thank You for all of these amazing artwork submissions!

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