Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Day 271 - March 27, 2012

lifeguard tower 26 - Ocean Park, Santa Monica CA
trash collected for 20 min. 
4.4 pounds of trash 
998.6 pounds total 

Sara - cigarette cleanup #7
10 cigarette butts collected in 20 min. 
85 cigarette butts total

Danielle - cigarette cleanup #6

Flip this plastic bit and you have a question mark. The question it raises in my mind is this - Is it okay with me that our plastic flotsam is digested by countless marine animals and birds, causing injury and death? No. What do I do about it? Well, this blog, and reduce the amount of stuff that comes along with plastic bobbles, and single-use packaging for starters. 

"The pyramids will fade and great languages will be lost before plastic degrades." - Actress Kyra Sedgwick discussing the "plastic soup" that our oceans have become with Leila Monroe of the NRDC on MSNBC. Here's the link to their effective, and thought provoking interview.