Tag Archives: pollution prevention

Put Litter in its Place

Most of us know that littering is wrong. Cigarette butts, crumpled and cracked plastic water bottles, fast food wrappers, sharp metal cans, and plastic shopping bags make a mess of neighborhoods, parks, roadsides, and streams. Wind, water, animals, and traffic move litter around, sending it down storm gutters, into fences and trees, and
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Plastic Soup in the Ocean

How a sea captain’s chance discovery launches a determined quest to save the oceans “It was and is a thin plastic soup, a soup lightly seasoned with plastic flakes, bulked out here and there with ‘dumplings’: buoys, net clumps, floats, crates, and other ‘macro debris,’” writes Capt. Charles Moore. He was recalling
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