Stop Sucking The Life Out Of Our Oceans (Canada)

YRE Competition 2019
1st Place as a campaign photo
15-18 years old

Approximately 57 million straws are used by Canadians daily, and where do they end up? In our landfills and oceans. Instead of biodegrading or dissolving, plastic only breaks down into tiny pieces called “micro-plastics” that are ingested by marine life and bio-accumulates down the food chain. In addition, producing plastic emits a large amount of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

YRE 15-18, 1st place as campaign - Stop sucking the life out of our oceans - Canada.jpg

Author: Luckshana Ganeshananda, Emily Carr Secondary School, Vaughan, Ontario