Our Oceans & Waterways

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California To Ban One Time Use Plastic Bags

According to an article in EcoWatch.com the state of  California is going to ban one time use plastic bags.  This follows some metropolitan cities that have gone this route like Austin, Texas that banned them in 2013. According to the EcoWatch.com article, The California Senate voted 22-15 late last night to pass a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The bill, SB 270, will phase out single-use plastic bags in

Sea Chairs: Stools Made At Sea From Marine Plastic Pullution

Photo Image Clip From The Film: Sea Chair You’ve probably heard of the massive ocean masses of plastic that are growing around the planet.  Well we stumbled upon this great short film about Studio Swine who collects and processes the marine plastic into a stool at sea. Here’s the film’s summary from the producer: Short film about collecting plastic to make a chair on a fishing boat at sea. Since the