Linda Booker wants to do something about this straw situation that's in front of us.
Linda along with Blair Johnson, who also produced the documentary Bringing It Home: Industrial Hemp, Healthy Homes, and a Greener Future for America, are the masterminds behind this next eco-documentary-in-the-making. They have developed a whole Kickstarter program to help fund this next documentary all about the perils of this slim little sippers. Check out trailer and Kickstarter plee here for Straws: A Documentary Film for a Sea of Change:
If you are feeling the straw-impact after watching this, please donate to the film.
Here are other places to learn why you should take a stand against straws:
- The Last Plastic Straw, where you'll find a ton more resources of where to go to fight this mission.
- One Green Planet: You Are What You Eat With: Why Saying Yes to Plastic Straws is a Big NO for the Planet
- To find companies where you can purchase reusable straws, check out The Last Plastic Straw's Alternatives page
Video from https://vimeo.com/17150610, US Consumption image from http://thelastplasticstraw.org/; 6 million stirs & straws image from http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/plastic-straws-and-the-environment/, Milo Cress video from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flU66u9cStE, Infographic from http://tinarudolf.com/journal/dont-be-trashy