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Ban the straw St. Petersburg!

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DATE CHANGE TO JULY 26TH 11:00 AM: St. Petersburg City Council will be considering options for draft ordinances related to single-use plastic straws on Thursday, July 26th at the next Health, Energy, Resiliency, and Sustainability Committee meeting. 

Mark your calendar with this new date and join us on the 26th to show your support for banning single-use plastic straws!

What else can you do in the meantime?
1) Email and let city council know that you're counting on them to pass a ban on single use plastic straws. 
2) Show up during the first hour of any general city council meeting to speak for up to 3 minutes about why you care about moving away from single-use plastic straws and other products. 
3) Get 3 friends to email or call their council person too!
4) Check out one of the many events the Suncoast Rise Above Plastics Coalition partners are hosting in the region over the course of the next month.

Earlier Event: June 12
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