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Straws Suck campaign
Have you ever thought about what happens to a single-use plastic straw after its useful life of twenty minutes? It is estimated that 10 million plastic straws are used in Australia everyday.
Straws Suck is a campaign to help rid Canberra cafes and bars of plastic waste, primarily single-use plastic straws. We encourage businesses to make a pledge to reduce the amount of single-use plastic straws they provide customers and participating businesses will be provided with marketing materials to promote their pledge to customers.
We also encourage patrons to refuse single-use plastic straws.
Single-use plastic straws are harmful to the environment and are regularly in the list of the top 10 most littered items. Straws are a harmful and non-recyclable type of waste and as a soft plastic they don't break down, they end up polluting waterways and harming wildlife, and they're made using polluting fossil fuels.
For more information on how you can get involved, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Access Canberra on 13 22 81.
How to get involved
As a venue, you can sign up to Straws Suck and make your pledge to reduce the amount of single-use plastic straws your business use. We will provide you with marketing collateral to help spread the message and promote that your business has taken the pledge.
To take the pledge, click here.
Check out the businesses that think Straws Suck in the map below:
|Bentspoke Brewery - Braddon Show Map Location||38 Mort St Braddon||1209183:0|| -35.269168|| 149.1359206|| Bentspoke Brewery - Braddon||
38 Mort St
|Bitten Goodfoods Show Map Location||27 Lonsdale St Braddon||1209183:1|| -35.269168|| 149.1359206|| Bitten Goodfoods||
27 Lonsdale St
|The Old Canberra Inn Show Map Location||195 Mouat St Lyneham||1209183:2|| -35.2384482|| 149.1262701|| The Old Canberra Inn||
195 Mouat St
|John James Hospital (Cafe) Show Map Location||173 Strickland Cres Deakin||1209183:3|| -35.3140426|| 149.1077676|| John James Hospital (Cafe)||
173 Strickland Cres
|No 10 Restaurant & Bar Show Map Location||10 Bowes St Phillip||1209183:4|| -35.343315|| 149.08585|| No 10 Restaurant & Bar||
10 Bowes St