lifeguard tower 26 - Ocean Park, Santa Monica CA
trash collected for 20 min.
1,261.3 pounds total
There's a cool new site that shares old and new remedies for preventing chronic illness called -
THE HEALIST - WELLNESS REMIXED
There's a direct connection between a healthy body and a healthy ocean.
Check out their site for interesting video and inspiring content to take better care of your body.
Health starts with us and spreads to the whole planet.
I'm almost in countdown mode with 32 beach cleanups to go, but this is not an end to The Daily Ocean. I'm looking at a computer monitor for many more minutes a day than normal in preparation for the next phase. It's bitter-sweet getting closer to my 365th beach cleanup goal. But once I'm done, I'm eager to get off the sand and come meet you during my -
OFF THE SAND AND ON THE ROAD
speaking tour for schools and businesses.
Let me know if you'd like me to come to your school, town or business.
This plastic wrapper held some kind of fast food.
If we all packed a quick snack from home in a reusable container or grabbed a piece of fruit, we'd buy less products that leave a plastic trace for years and years to come.
Even if we did this once a week, there'd still be a positive impact for you and the environment.
Once a week? Really? Come on...
You may find my point idealistic or even a little silly, but for example - in Santa Monica there are about 90,000 people living here next to the ocean.
If we all bought one less plastic wrapped snack product a week -
THAT'S OVER 90,000 PIECES OF PLASTIC WRAPPERS THAT COULD POTENTIALLY ENTER THE OCEAN.
Like my friend Danielle often reminds us with her blog IT STARTS WITH ME.
"Everything we do or don't do has an impact on the world, it starts with me and ripples to you."