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Iowa City goes strawless, but only voluntarily

July 20, 2018

Straws aren't the problem, but using less is a good start.

Preucil preschoolers encourage Iowa City to go strawless

July 17, 2018

Mayor Jim Throgmorton named Tuesday, July 17 Iowa City Strawless Initiative Day after Preucil preschoolers started encouraging people to skip the straw, after learning about the dangers it could have to animals.

Iowa City preschoolers want to spread the word: plastic straws hurt baby turtles

July 11, 2018

A group of preschoolers has banded together to decrease the use of drinking straws, inspired by the plight of baby turtles.

Preschool starts "Skip the Straw" campaign

July 9, 2018

Starbucks and Seattle are going strawless for the environment, and one local preschool is hoping to spread that message to area restaurants.

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January 6, 2020

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