The COVID pandemic is creating a new type of litter, masks and gloves. Since the beach has been on a soft open, one can easily pick up 4-7 masks and … [Read more...] about Masks And Gloves Litter Are Covid-19 “Hotbeds”?
Last year I washed 42 pair of reusable tennis shoes of which were donated to homeless. That doesn't count the hundreds of other tennis shoes that were … [Read more...] about Reusing Sneakers Found On The Beach
Pollution became a serious issue in our modern world.? Since it takes approximately 400-500 years for plastic to degrade, the pollutant became an … [Read more...] about A Plastic Waste Solution? Plastic Eating Mealworms
My friend Beth also picks up beach trash at La Jolla Shores. Her pet peeve.. plastic straws. As a volunteer for Birch Aquarium, she wrote an article … [Read more...] about Just Say “No” to Plastic Straws
In the late 1980's, large islands of floating trash seen by satellites were reported in the global news. Swirls of trash concentrated by the movement … [Read more...] about What are Microplastics?