Oregon Coast Trash Plastic to Fantastic – Washed Ashore

The Washed Ashore Project - Sharks in Oregon

There’s an amazing Oregon non-profit 501(c)(3) that transforms plastic debris collected on the Oregon Coast to make spectacular art displays. Washed Ashore in an awesome Oregon 501(c)(3) non-profit that builds beautiful art exhibits made of plastic pollution that covey a powerful educational message to a global audience. They collect plastic trash at various Oregon Coast waterway and beach clean up in events with a goal to spark positive changes in consumer plastic consumption habits.

Washed Ashore truly is transforming Oregon Coast trash plastic to fantastic, and so much more! Check out some of these truly epic art displays.

Washed Ashore Project - Big Fish Oregon

The Washed Ashore Project - Blue Marlin

The Washed Ashore Project - Save Sea Turtles

Here are some easy ways to get involved:

  1. Like & Share this article to create more awareness.
  2. Visit their website to learn more: http://washedashore.org
  3. Like & Follow their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WashedAshore/
  4. Donate if you can: http://washedashore.org/donate/


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My name is Alex Lockwood and I love Oregon. One of my favorite things about living in Oregon is that we are just a short drive away from a wide variety of fun outdoor activities and amazing natural beauty. I am a native Oregonian and I grew up in the countryside just outside of Sandy, Oregon nestled between Mt. Hood and Portland. Growing up, we owned a few different family businesses over the years and by the time I made it to high school age I was working four jobs; the family business, weekends on a dairy farm, summers bucking hay for Geren’s Farm Supply & Nuts On Sport Pizza off Highway 26 in Boring, Oregon. From shoveling cow manure and bucking hay to making pizza and taking inventory for the family business, I’ve done it all. Growing up, there never seemed to be a shortage of work, which is how I developed the strong work ethic I have today. Although it was difficult and times, we made the best of the situation. In fact, many of the opportunities I’ve had would have never happened without hard work or a little sacrifice.
  • Headley (sic) Lamarr

    Thank you for pointing out this great operation, but you could also mention that it’s located right in Old Town in Bandon.