• Straws Aren't The Worst Offenders When It Comes To Ocean Plastic - By A Long Shot

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    The campaign against plastic straws is distracting us from real contributors to ocean pollution: fishing nets
    From tragic stories of marine life killed by ocean plastic pollution to corporate pledges to ditch plastic , the crusade against plastic pollution has placed a lot of focus on straws, but is it possible there's a better use for that activism? Yes, of course there is. Even amid all the headlines, plastic straws account for less than a percent of ocean plastic waste. Meanwhile, a whopping 46 percent of the Pacific garbage patch is made up of one thing: discarded fishing...
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