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The last straw: Efforts aim to reduce polluting piece of plastic

“To raise awareness of the waste created by single-use plastic, Sustainable Pittsburgh has partnered with 10 local restaurants for a ‘Straw Forward’ program this summer. The group will collect used straws from the restaurants for a month and use them to build a public art structure. Afterward, the straws will be upcycled by national recycling company Terracycle, which uses straws to make park benches.”

FULL STORY published June 18, 2018 via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette