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Straws Picked Up In the Past 15 Years*

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*Source: Heal the Bay's Marine Debris Database, updated 10/5/17

There will be more plastic in the sea than fish by 2050.

Roughly 500 million plastic straws are used in the U.S. each day!

Beverage items make up 34% of the debris we collect at cleanups.

Marine mammals, birds and fish often ingest plastic items.

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