Strawless Ocean, from the Lonely Whale Foundation


We use 500 million plastic straws every day in the U.S.


Many of those plastic straws end up in our oceans, polluting the water and harming sea life. If we don’t act now, by 2050 plastics in the ocean will outweigh the fish. One small change can have a big impact: #stopsucking on plastic straws.



Take action for our ocean

We believe 2017 is the year to create a global movement with measurable impact.


Institutional change

Do you work for or represent a bar, restaurant, or venue? Learn more about the Strawless Ocean Institution Program and how you can make the switch from plastic.

Individual action

Help us build a wave of change! Take the pledge, share your commitment, and challenge your local institutions to #StopSucking and support a Strawless Ocean.


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