CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio high school students can win a field trip to Stone Lab on Gibraltar Island and tickets to Cedar Point, by creating a public service video on the dangers of marine debris in the Great Lakes. The contest, in its fourth year, is run by Ohio Sea Grant and the National Oceanic…

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Pick up trash during the third annual Euclid v. Collinwood Big Clean. You can register as an individual or a team. Pick up supplies at Village Angela-St. Joseph High School, then head back after cleaning for free food, music and raffle prizes. Keep the trash out of Lake Erie! Share:

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Elizabeth Miller, an environmental reporter at Ideastream, will lead a panel discussion on the problem of plastic in Lake Erie.  Panelists include: Jill Bartolotta, extension educator, Ohio Sea Grant College Program  Crystal M. C. Davis, policy director, Alliance for the Great Lakes  Erin D. Huber, executive director and founder, Drink Local. Drink Tap. See more…

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Absolut Vodka is kicking off its Cleveland campaign to skip the straw at 3 p.m. today at Lego in the East Bank of the Flats. For every straw drinkers decline, Absolut will make a donation to the Lake Erie Foundation, according to a press release. The company will donate up to $5,000 in Cleveland and…

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Cleveland – along with its Lake Erie neighbor, Detroit — ranks near the top for plastic pollution in the Great Lakes. Together, the United States and Canada discard 22 million pounds of plastic into Great Lakes waters, according to a Rochester Institute of Technology study. Much of it — including fast-food straws, cigar tips and…

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