Give Up Plastic for Lent? Why — And How?

March 13, 2022

Does giving up plastic just mean trying to avoid single-use plastics? Does it mean substituting glass containers and paper products? Okay, how can we do those things, and can we […]

Committing to a Sustainable Future

July 25, 2018

At the last legislative session, I introduced a ban on non-compostable plastic straws and stirrers in the District with Council member Mary Cheh and Chairman Phil Mendelson. The Council has […]

Plastic Straws Could Be Out the Door

July 2, 2018

A 2017 documentary titled “Straws” is drawing as much attention to plastic straws as Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” did to climate change. However, no group of skeptics about the dangers of plastic straws has appeared (as yet).