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Kids Lead the Charge to Ban Plastic Bottles on Martha’s Vineyard

Lucas Thors / Martha's Vineyard Times

A group of middle schoolers on Martha’s Vineyard believe adults aren’t doing enough to protect the environment. Since 2018 they’ve been meeting during every lunch and recess to take matters into their own hands. Their first mission: to ban plastic bottles across the island.  Laurelin Kruse has the story.

Plastic Free MV will be holding public forums in Vineyard Haven, Oak Bluffs, and Edgartown in the coming months. You can find them here.

This piece came to us from our production partners at Atlantic Public Media through their media training program, The Transom Story Workshop in Woods Hole.