No Straw November Kickoff
Break the plastic straw habit during November… and beyond
- Date: 11/10/2018 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
- Location: Center City Park
200 N Elm St
Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
Join the City of Greensboro and local organizations in supporting No Straw November! Visit us from 3 pm to 5:30 pm for information, resources, games, activities and more!
Bring your blankets and chairs for a screening of STRAWS at 5:30 pm.
STRAWS is a 30-minute documentary with a colorful history animation narrated by Oscar-winner Tim Robbins, STRAWS leaves audiences with a clear understanding of the problems caused by plastic pollution and empowers individuals to be part of the solution.
It's estimated that every day 500,000,000 plastic straws are used once and tossed in the U.S. alone. Ocean Conservancy ranks straws as the #5 most found litter item on beaches. They're non-recyclable, so they wind up in landfills, litter streets and add to the estimated 8.5 million metric tons of plastic debris in oceans annually.