The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is promoting a “Skip the Straw” initiative, which challenges individuals, schools and businesses to help reduce pollution from plastic in Florida. If every person in Florida took this pledge, we could together reduce pollution from plastic straws by approximately 2.35 million.
I am a Florida resident or visitor and I pledge to Skip the Straw for one week. Pledge Here
I am a teacher or school administrator, and I would like to make a classroom-wide or school-wide pledge to Skip the Straw for one week. Pledge Here
I am a business owner and I pledge to provide straws to customers by request only. Pledge Here
I am an event organizer and I'd like to report number of Skip the Straw pledges received at an event. Report pledges
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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.