Palmetto Ocean Conservancy

Beaufort County Strawless Summer 2018 - Participating Establishments

Join our campaign! Contact Michelle for your restaurant or bar to participate at

For restaurants partaking in the Initiative


By participating in the 2018 Strawless Summer, your business will be aligned with the Palmetto Ocean Conservancy brand. Right when your restaurant signs up to participate in the Strawless Summer, we will give you a window decal, take a photo of your establishment to be posted on social media.


Website & Social Media: We plan to use our reach to promote your restaurant to our followers. Your restaurant will be placed on the interactive map on our website, which will link directly to your website & menu.


Window Decal: Palmetto Ocean Conservancy will provide you with a peel-off window decal that states you are participating in the 2018 Strawless Summer, and if desired, we will also provide you with literature to answer questions for


Local Media:  Additional articles and press releases about the Strawless Summer 2018 participants will be completed as time and availability allow.


Chapter Loyalty: Our chapter is always looking for places to host meetings and events, so restaurants who are making strides towards preventing plastic pollution on our fragile coast line will always be given priority.


Eco-Manufacturing Companies:


Aardvark: Is the biggest paper distributor of straws and has a longstanding relationship with Surfrider. They have a discount program for restaurants that sign up through a Surfrider program


Simply straws: Offers glass, paper, and stainless steel straws.


Harvest Straws: Straws made from grain!


Klean Kanteen: Stainless steel reusable straws


koffiestraw: Silicone straw which works great for hot beverages


Other great resources can be found at The Last Plastic Straw


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