Big Manistee River Clean Up brings in over 200 pounds of trash

July 24, 2019

The Michigan United Conservation Clubs, in partnership with Steelhead Manifesto, hosted the fifth annual Big Manistee River Clean Up in the Huron-Manistee National Forests on Saturday. More than four dozen […]

Grants available for water pollution projects in Nevada

July 23, 2019

Nevada’s Environmental Protection Division is offering about $1 million in grants for projects to prevent or control non-point source water pollution. Non-point source pollution occurs when rain, snow melt or […]

‘4Ocean’ Gathers 4.7 Million Pounds Of Ocean Trash And Continues To Make History

June 19, 2019

Four years ago, two young surfers went on a post-college trip to Bali — to find relief in the comforting waves of Indonesian water. But instead of playing along the […]

Omni Catamaran Cleaning Waterside Marina in Norfolk, VA.

May 28, 2019

The Elastec Omni Catamaran is currently at Waterside Marina in Norfolk, VA. to begin weeklong trash skimming operations ahead of the 30th annual Clean The Bay Day on Saturday, June […]

Fishing For Trash: One Father-Son Idea To Start A New Sport For Environmental Cleanup

May 14, 2019

Trash fishing, Tom Nardone explains, is a pretty simple exercise. “It’s like regular fishing, only we’re fishing for trash,” he said. Fair enough. The “we” in this case is Nardone […]

Interview with Lenny Arkinstall of Los Cerritos Wetland Stewards

April 22, 2019

We talk to Lenny Arkinstall, founder of the Los Cerritos Wetland Stewards in Long Beach, California. Lenny has been cleaning the waterways in Southern California for years and has recently […]

Marine plastic pollution costs the world up to $2.5tn a year

April 4, 2019

Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans costs society billions of dollars every year in damaged and lost resources, research has found. Fisheries, aquaculture, recreational activities and global wellbeing are all […]

Stunned walker finds 60-year-old plastic bottle washed on up beach

March 21, 2019

A 60-year-old plastic washing-up liquid bottle has been found washed up on the beach. Stephen Fox was “dismayed” to find the weathered Doby bottle washed up on Brean beach near […]

Update On Our Roadside Trash Collection

March 19, 2019

Here’s an update on our “trash walks” from last week. We finished cleaning the stretch of road between the stop signs in front of our office (about 1/4 mile). In […]

Dead whale found with 40 kilograms of plastic bags in its stomach

March 18, 2019

A young whale whose carcass washed up in the Philippines died of “dehydration and starvation” after consuming 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of plastic bags, scientists have found. Marine biologist and […]