Running head: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Environmental Protection-Main Story
A MAIN STORY
The ocean conservancy organizes for its International Coastal Cleanup day every year and
in the year 2017, we collect over six hundred thousand straws off the beach. A major challenge is
that straws cannot be recycled. They are very small and thus they can easily leak out of the waste
management system and so they often run into the ocean. While they are there, they last for many
years floating on the water surface which increases their chances of mingling with wild animals
such as the turtles.
This week, starbacks announced plans to do away with any single utilization of plastic straws
by the year 2020. The largest beverage chain is focused towards plastic leads which can be recycled
at its more than twenty eight thousand stores all over the world. Woglom in his words says that
when she heard about the efforts of starbucks in which the company appromixates that it will be
able to eliminate about one million straws every year, she was thrilled but a caveat. Despite it being
the first step of the action taken, it is a step that is seen as worth to be celebrated, but it should be
seen as the beginning ...
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