You heard that right. Going topless will help save the oceans. You might not know it, but the plastic lid on top of your coffee cup has a similar footprint to Styrofoam. These lids are made of Polystyrene (PS) plastic which is almost identical to Styrofoam, and it’s much harder to recycle than other plastics. This video from The 5 Gyres Institute really helps educate the community about how sever the plastic problem in our oceans is.
One way you can get involved is to join the Oregon Coast Clean Up with Patagonia & Ocean Blue Project 501(c)(3) non-profit on Sunday, April 23, 2017 – 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm. There is also a link to our Facebook Event Page below the video.
Check out this video and educate yourself about the plastic problem we are all facing. We need to be aware of the consequences of our actions because we will be swimming with plastic, not fish, if we do not make serious changes soon. Awareness is the key, so if you see PS on the lid, please pass it by and enjoy the video.
Oregon Coast Clean Up with Patagonia
Please join us for the Oregon Coast Clean Up with Patagonia & Ocean Blue Project on Sunday, April 23, 2017 – 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
Everyone who joins in the fun is going to be part of making the world’s 1st recycled shampoo bottle with P&G’s Family of shampoo brands, such as Pantene and Head & Shoulders. Although it’s a limited edition product, this project requires 2,600 tons of recycled beach plastic. That’s enough to fill eight, fully-loaded Boeing 747 jumbo jets. Together with your help, and the support of all the great Oregon-Minded volunteers, sponsors, and NGOs, we can make the global impact required to keep our oceans blue.