Organizations That Have Skipped The Plastic Straw

Thank you to all the organizations below for joining my campaign and Skipping the Plastic Straw. Read to find out how each organization joined me to #skiptheplasticstraw!

Date joined: March 2018

Where: Entire campus at PALI

What is the change: Removed plastic straw stirrers

 

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PALI Institute

Newport-Mesa Unified School District

Date joined: July 2018

Where: Cafeterias in all 32 schools in the district

What is the change: Removed plastic straws from cutlery packets for entire district and offer paper straws on request. 

Number of straws kept out of the ocean: 10,000 a day!

 

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Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Date joined: August 2018

Where: Cafeterias in all 34 schools in the district

What is the change: Removed plastic straws from cutlery packets for entire district and offer paper straws on request at staff cafeterias. 

Number of straws kept out of the ocean: 10,000 a day!

 

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Capistrano Unified School District

Date joined: February 2019

Where: Cafeterias in all 62 schools in the district

What is the change: Removed plastic straws on entire district. 

Number of straws kept out of the ocean: 20,000 a day! 

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Hoag

Date joined: August 2019

Where: Cafeterias in two hospitals in Irvine and Newport Beach, Orange County, CA.

What is the change: Removed plastic straws from cafeterias and offer paper straws on request.

Number of straws kept out of the ocean: 1 million straws a year!

Click here for the Hoag website. 

Partners 

Thank you to these amazing organizations who have partnered with me to spread my message and share my campaign to even more people. Through our partnerships, we are able to work together to encourage more youth to spread the word to #skiptheplasticstraw!

Project aware

Date of partnership: September 2018 

Partnership: Jointly send out letters to restaurants in Coastal communities asking them to switch from plastic straws to paper straws. 

Click here for the Project Aware website. 

Newport Sea base

Date of partnership: Summer 2019

Partnership: I present to kids attending weekly summer camps at Newport Sea Base

Click here for the Newport Sea Base website. 

Pacific Marine mammal center

Date of partnership: Summer & Fall 2018 and 2019

Partnership: I present to kids attending weekly summer camps at Pacific Marine Mammal Center. 

Click here for the PMMC website. 

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