By Sarah Chen (19S03C), Rachel Lee (19A01D) and Keziah Lam (19A01B)
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You don’t need to be an active frequenter of social media sites to notice the latest food-related fad, especially prominent with the new healthy addition of bubble tea to our school. For the uninitiated, this latest trend refers to the sudden appearance of a bunch of student-run Instagram pages encouraging more environmentally friendly lifestyles. These accounts may be run by a wide variety of students, but not unlike school meme pages, they all have a similar layout. A snazzy username made up of a school name and a phrase such as (but not limited to): plastic-free, straw-free or zero waste, a couple of anonymous student admins, regular posts with tips on how to make small changes in your lifestyle, and of course: the sale of metal straws.
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