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Gold Awardee reduces corporate plastic straw usage
RememberSchiff posted a topic in Girl ScoutingFrom Longview (TX) News-Journal: Last fall, the CEO of San Francisco-based Dignity Health received an email out of the blue. It was from a 16-year-old Girl Scout named Shelby O’Neil. With all due respect, she wrote, the company’s “Human Kindness” commercial had a glaring flaw: it depicted the casual use of a disposable plastic straw to blow out a birthday candle. “Did you know that straws are one of the top ocean polluters?” she wrote. “Scientists are predicting by the year 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish if we don’t start making drastic changes w