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Surfrider & Delta Airlines: Beyond the Straw
Surfrider & Delta Airlines: Beyond the Straw

Partnering to create awareness and sustainable practices!

October 24, 2018:

Since August, STA sophomore and Surfrider Youth Club Founder & President, Emma Kavanaugh, has been busy. Emma was recently appointed to the Delta Airlines Youth Advisory Council to help guide the airline's sustainability efforts. This effort begins with the minimizing of single use straws and plastics in flight.

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August 2018:

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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