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    www.breakfreefromplastic.org/ waterkeeper.org https://www.lonelywhale.org/ http://travel.usatoday.com/alliance/destinations/venturethere/post/2011/03/Do-you-live-in-a-plastic-world/146222/1 inlandoceancoalition.org http://www.surfrider.org/programs/rise-above-plastics https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2018/03/06/only-9-of-the-worlds-plastic-is-recycled https://www.bbcleaningservice.com/great-pacific-garbage-patch.html

    Banning Straws

    https://www.npr.org/templates/transcript/transcript.php?storyId=628543846

    this article explains positive spillover of doing a good deed and being inspired to go further, the hazard of moral licensing and doing some bad cuz you're entitiled , and the need for momentum. Plus the use of public shaming or joining .

    Starbucks announced this week that it will completely phase out straws by the year 2020.

    U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed a ban on plastic straws. Vancouver banned them. Scotland, Taiwan have bans in place. Seattle, Marriott, and McDonalds will ban them.

    "500 million. That's the number of straws that we use in the United States every single day."