Plastic Straws & Cutlery

Be a Plastic Straw & Cutlery HoW Changer #CUTOUTCUTLERY

  • Refuse Say no to plastic straws & cutlery! #CutOutCutlery
  • Replace Use plastic straw alternatives, such as paper, metal, glass, bamboo and even pasta straws. More alternatives here
  • Request Ask restaurants and stores to serve straws only upon request, consider plastic straw alternatives, or stop using straws. Ask them to provide plastic cutlery for to-go orders by request only.
  • Rally Attend local rallies and efforts for restricting and banning single use plastics, your voice matters
With just 1 click you can send letters to these companies requesting an “Opt-In for single-use plastic cutlery” feature on their apps to eliminate unnecessary waste.

“Sheila Morovati played an integral role in moving the City of Malibu closer to a single-use plastic straw, stirrer and cutlery ban.”

Sheila’s leadership in organizing the “STRAWS” documentary film screening and panel discussion in partnership with the City of Malibu catalyzed the City Council and the community to charge forward on this issue. Sheila has an innate ability to inspire people to make a change for the better, whether it’s one straw or one crayon at a time. These collective actions add up, and we will see the full effect of these individual actions when an entire city chooses to protect our beloved coastline from plastic pollution.


— Casey Zweig
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Environmental Programs Coordinator I City of Malibu

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