Reducing the impact of plastics in the marine environments that surround us.
Defending our oceans from challenges threatening the vitality of the ecosystem.
Working with decision-makers to ensure full and fair beach access for all to enjoy.
Taking on issues that threaten our beaches and natural shorelines.
Protecting the health and sustainability of our planet's most precious resource.
The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches, for all people, through a powerful activist network.
Straws are often littered, or caught by the wind, ending up in our streams, bays, ocean, and beaches. Plastic straws are frequently cited as one of the top ten items found in beach cleanups. Let’s reduce plastic straw pollution in New York State!
The program recognizes restaurants that are committed to cutting out wasteful single-use plastic and offers a simple, straightforward framework to help them make sustainable choices for our ocean.