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Emma Kavanaugh, Encouraging Environmental Activism
Emma Kavanaugh, Encouraging Environmental Activism

"This is an opportunity to educate about environmental concern in a way that gives positive feedback."

In Hollywood Beach, Florida, our Broward County Chapter and St. Thomas Aquinas (STA) High School Surfrider Club have teamed up to tackle the plastic pollution issue at their local beaches. Although there is an ordinance on the books banning disposable plastic food service products in establishments located east of the Intercoastal Waterway, enforcement has been non-existent and therefore, take-out containers, plastic bags, cups, lids and straws are frequently found on area beaches, waterways and in the ocean.

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