Straws Suck Campaign

The Surfrider Foundation Vancouver Island Chapter encourages all local businesses, particularly restaurants and food retailers, from providing plastic straws to customers and instead only allowing paper straws or re-usable straws, upon request.

Did You Know?

– Plastic by-products do not degrade naturally, but break up into infinitely smaller pieces, which get ingested by sea life
– Plastic contains toxins which travel up the food chain and end up on our plates
– Plastic straws fill ocean gyres
– Plastic straws kill marine life and other organisms