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Beach Trash

Why One Artist Is Making Marine Life Mosaics Out Of Our Trash

Posted 10.22.2013 | Green

Last year, the Ocean Conservancy's coastal clean-up project collected more than 3.5 million pounds of trash from America's beaches in one day. For...

Top 10 Items Found During The 2012 Coastal Cleanup

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.24.2013 | Green

The Ocean Conservancy, a Washington D.C.-based environmental organization, released its 2012 list of trash collected during its International Coastal ...

The 365th Daily Ocean Beach Cleanup

Sara Bayles | Posted 02.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Sara Bayles

One afternoon in late March of 2009 it occurred to me that I didn't need anyone to organize a beach cleanup for me. I could just grab a bag and go. Over the next few weeks I started The Daily Ocean beach cleanup project to photograph, weigh and share what I found online with people.

Ocean Trash Is No Picnic

Vikki N. Spruill | Posted 08.30.2011 | Green
Vikki N. Spruill

The 166 million pieces of trash recorded during Cleanups have given us an invaluable snapshot of ocean trash.

Fine Art Surfboards. Made From Trash.

Peter Hanlon | Posted 06.06.2011 | Green
Peter Hanlon

Surfboards are usually made from a highly toxic combination of petrochemicals. This long-known dirty little surfing secret has inspired some enterprising members of the surfing industry to make more sustainable choices.

Local Beaches Trashed After Week Of Storms

latimes.com | Corina Knoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Sewage-strewn beaches often appear after Southern California is pummeled by storms, with those near river mouths hit especially hard. The rain and win...