The Last Straw

The campaign for this year’s Earth Day is to end the global crisis of mounting toxic plastic pollution. According to environmentalist Marcus Eriksen, so much plastic has been dumped in the oceans that now more than 5 trillion pieces of plastic waste, collectively weighing over 250,000 tons, are afloat at sea. Some nations have already […]

Environmental Club encourages students to “stop sucking”

The Environmental Club promoted the national “Stop Sucking” campaign to eliminate plastic straws by providing paper alternatives and presenting a visual display on Thursday. “Caring for the environment is protecting the earth that we live in and rely on for literally everything,” Environmental Club member Anja Clark ’19 said. “I hope that from this campaign, […]

Stop Sucking

Stop Sucking

Let’s face it, you suck. I suck. We suck together. But we can stop sucking and that’s my challenge to you, HW. We at HW need to do our part to help reduce toxic plastic pollution. The Strawless Ocean Initiative of the Lonely Whale Foundation has started a campaign, #stopsucking, to encourage people to stop […]