Follow a conversation among friends at Lolita’s Bistro as they discuss the impacts of the single-use plastic straw on our environment, and how we throw away more than 500 million plastic straws in the United States, every single day. What are alternative solutions for sipping on water or your favorite beverage? Click and find out!
Next, we will hear from Sylvia J. Garza, city Recycling Coordinator, who will remind us of what items we can and can’t recycle. The Laredo curbside recycling program handles nearly 7,400 tons of recycled materials each year, which are sorted, baled and sent to buyers who will then convert those materials into new materials.