Plastic Garbage Project_Decomposition_How long until it's gone

This is an estimated decomposition rates of a common marine debris items. A reminder for us to recycle our waste everyday.

Lead Artist Angela Haseltine Pozzi stands near her marine debris sculpture of “Stella the Seahorse” as displayed by Washed Ashore at the United Nations Ocean Conference, June 5-9, 2017, in New York. (Photo: Business Wire)

Washed Ashore’s Nine-Foot-Tall Splashing Whale Tail Sculpture Made from Ocean Garbage to Highlight Plastic Pollution at United Nations Ocean Conference, June 5-9, 2017, in New York

Lead Artist Angela Haseltine Pozzi stands near her marine debris sculpture of “Stella the Seahorse” as displayed by Washed Ashore at the United Nations Ocean Conference, June in New York.

The colorful parrotfish sculpture is made entirely of ocean plastic trash.

6 Extraordinary Art Projects Use Plastic Trash to Highlight the Crisis Facing the World's Oceans . "Priscilla the Parrot Fish" by nonprofit Washed Ashore

plastic pollution in the ocean- do not punish the innocent animals because you are irresponsible, clean up your own mess safely and properly!

Great ocean debris infographic showing why it's so important to pick up litter wherever you go.

The Ugly Journey Of Our Trash

What is the impact of our plastic use on the ocean's animal life? A new infographic from Project AWARE sheds a bit of light on the sheer scale of the problem, and the incredible number of animals affected by our plastic problem.

Impacts of Marine Debris: the Struggle for Marine Animals | NOAA's Marine Debris Blog

Impacts of Marine Debris: the Struggle for Marine Animals

Impacts of Marine Debris: the Struggle for Marine Animals | NOAA's Marine Debris Blog

Marine debris on the Hawaiian coast - links to Wikipedia article about marine debris - we so need to clean up our act

Several years ago I got a wake-up call watching an Earth Day show on Oprah. I was surprised to discover there is a large floating island of garbage, twice the size of Texas somewhere between the West Coast and Japan. This moving ocean garbage patch.

ARTIST: Pam Longobardi "Dark and Plentiful Bounty," mixed media, 2014. As seen in "Gyre: The Plastic Ocean" at the Anchorage Museum.

PHOTOS: Turning Tragic Pollution Into Art

ARTIST: Pam Longobardi "Dark and Plentiful Bounty," mixed media, As seen in "Gyre: The Plastic Ocean" at the Anchorage Museum.

Marine debris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rubbish Removal Sheffield and Plastic in the Ocean

For Earth Day, the Kodiak High School Students created a massive Octopus work of art all created from marine debris.  Image Credit unknown. via Pinterest

For Earth Day, the Kodiak High School Students created a massive Octopus work of art all created from marine debris. the same debris is in on our beaches in San Diego.

Art made from trash and materials washed ashore in the SF Bay Area--bringing awareness of marine debris and plastic pollution: www.washedashore.org/ #earth #day Pin by Ken Carino. Reminds us to reduce, reuse, and recycle. AFS

Art made from trash and materials washed ashore in the SF Bay Area--bringing awareness of marine debris and plastic pollution: reduce, reuse, and recycle.

NOAA Recycling Infographic

Bring your plastic back to life – Recycle

Infographic showing the various types of plastics and what they can be turned into after recycling.

Corps awards contract for marine debris reduction and off-island disposal for USVI

Corps awards contract for marine debris reduction and off-island disposal for USVI

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