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Strawless in Seattle

The beaches of Guyana littered with tires and waste.
Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Natalia Brookens

August 21, 2018

The recent fad of reducing plastic straw usage draws attention to larger ocean waste. Recently, social media has been filled with images and videos of beaches covered in plastic, as well as sea animals washed ashore dead with their stomachs filled with plastic.  Of the 260 million tons of plastic p...