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these are not normal snow because this group in Sydney's harbor because it stroking as in plastic drinking strolls the volunteers collect berries plastics including strolls bags and discarded fishing lines , operations stroll as it's known organizes regular me stops and when races visited there were about fifty snow clothes in the washer Harriet Spock founded it two years ago this particular video she filmed on Aug suppose clutching at straws found her a wave of volunteers when we started this project we actually just generally wanted to can't have any straws and other classic artists refining the ocean so I was really surprised at how many who wanted to join in and I think it's because it's such a feel good activity to be able to get in and do something about the problems facing the world is so much doom and gloom out there %HESITATION for good reason but when a community can come together %HESITATION actually take action %HESITATION it's really powerful the U. N. estimates eight million tons of plastic and is the Asian each year spark things how group is making a difference at home they collected over two thousand five hundred strolls from one coat of last summer and they say they're finding few and now the group has also convinced forty local businesses to stop using plastic strolls altogether