The Broadview

The last straw

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

March 22, 2018

As waste builds up in America’s landfills, California lawmakers are aiming to help reduce trash levels by lowering the use of plastic straws, specifically in restaurants. Democratic Assemblyman Ian Calderon has proposed a bill prohibiting restaurants from serving customers straws, unless they are specifical...

Project Kaisei explores waste in Pacific Ocean

September 23, 2009

Emma Herlihy Asst. News Editor Abandoned fishing nets, empty plastic bottles and everyday trash make up a floating dump commonly know as the north Pacific Gyre or the Plastic Vortex in the North Pacific Ocean which is estimated to be twice the size of Texas — and is still growing. Projec...

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