Helping Our Environment: Skip the Straw This Summer

June 20, 2017, 2:00 pm EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — A strawless summer.

The straw waste population continues to grow in staggering numbers.

Charleston residents are finding ways to prevent its growth, such as controlling straw use in the food and beverage industry.

Kate Ditloff, chair of Charleston’s Surfrider Foundation, and Sanders Monsees, ambassador of the 5 Gyres Institute at the South Carolina Aquarium, share how the lowcountry can be involved in reducing straw waste during this strawless summer.