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Straws Suck Campaign

Have you ever thought about what happens to a single-use plastic straw after twenty minutes of use? It is estimated that 10 million plastic straws are used in Australia everyday.

Straws Suck is a campaign to help Canberran’s rethink their use of plastic, primarily single-use plastic straws.  We encourage organisations to make a pledge to reduce the amount of single-use plastic straws they provide, and participating organisations will be provided with marketing materials to promote their pledge.

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 pollute waterways and harm wildlife, and are made using polluting fossil fuels.

For more information on how you can get involved, email or call Access Canberra on 13 22 81.