How can you help?
#SheddTheStraw to protect our waters and the animals that call them home! See our FAQ!
Become a restaurant or business Shedd the Straw collaborator
Join a beach cleanup on an upcoming Shedd Great Lakes Action Day.
Pledge to act with Shedd as a Sheddvocate!
Sample tweets to support your local businesses
- I’m proud to patronize @_____, who #SheddTheStraw to cut down on their plastic usage! This #FirstStep makes a big difference, but there’s always more we can do. Learn more at pledge.ourhands.org
- Restaurants like @____ have made strides in cutting back their plastic usage by providing straws only on request to those who need them! #SheddTheStraw is a great #FirstStep in the fight against plastic pollution.
- Not only does @___ #SheddTheStraw, but I do too! Saying no to straws if you can is a #FirstStep toward plastic reduction, and every person makes a difference. Find out what else you can do at pledge.ourhands.org