The grassroots group that wants to ban plastic straws in Cornwall

The grassroots group that wants to ban plastic straws in Cornwall

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One conversation between a surfer and a businesswoman has led to a huge social media campaign to help clean up Britain’s polluted beaches.

Britain is experiencing a worrying rise in the amount of litter, particularly plastic, found on the seabed around its shores. 

In 2016 there’s been an average of 358 pieces of litter uncovered per square kilometre of seabed — a rise of 158% compared to the previous year — according to figures from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

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Source: Mashable | The grassroots group that wants to ban plastic straws in Cornwall

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