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Let’s Talk Trash: Oceanfront Cleanups – In the News

Let’s Talk Trash Team / Powell River Peak February 9, 2018 08:00 AM PLASTIC PROBLEM: Powell River area residents keen to participate in removing plastic debris that washes up on local beaches after storms can organize a beach cleanup on a sunny afternoon with the help of Powell River Regional District’s Let’s Talk Trash Team. Read More

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Zoe Dechanel Video: There are tiny pieces of plastic in your seafood!

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SIGN NOW: E-1415 PETITION TO THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA Re: Marine Debris

https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Sign/e-1415 E-1415 PETITION TO THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA Whereas: Plastics in our oceans, lakes, rivers and other bodies of water pose a dire threat to sensitive ecosystems, wildlife, communities, and individuals; and Plastics make their way into these bodies of water in a variety of ways including: storm water outfalls; global ocean tides and currents; Read More

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Lush Cosmetics: Cleaning up plastic pollution with Ocean Legacy

The hardworking staff at Ocean Legacy, a Lush Charity Pot partner, see the devastating effects of plastic pollution every day. Their work focuses on educating the public about how plastic pollution affects the marine environment; they even take groups of volunteers to remote locations off the coast of British Columbia to clean up marine debris. Read More

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Video: From the Beach to the Sorting Facility by Crystal Chan, Surfrider Vancouver

From the beach to Local sorting facility from Crystal Chan on Vimeo. Come help make a difference 🙂 From now until October 20th the Ocean Legacy foundation along with friends is hosting marine debris sorting as a part of their 14 day upcycle challenge! Read more on their initiative here http://oceanlegacy.ca/the-2nd-annual-14-day-upcycle-challenge-is-on-oct-7-20-2017/ Learn about what your Read More

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The 2nd Annual 14 Day Upcycle Challenge was a HUGE SUCCESS! Thank you!

Our 2nd Annual 14 Day Upcycle Challenge was a HUGE SUCCESS!  A big thank you to all involved! https://www.facebook.com/events/291655194646323 (Event details below Facebook updates) Check out our updates from Facebook: Event Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/291655194646323 The second annual 14-day Upcycle Challenge from October 7-22! **Please come to the warehouse back gate to access the event** **Event extended Read More

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RETHINK PLASTIC – and save our oceans – Sign the Petition #StopSingleUse – Canadian Wildlife Federation

SHARE THIS POST AND SIGN THE PETITION! YOUR ENDORSEMENT IS NEEDED FOR A NATIONAL PETITION! We have an environmental disaster that is quietly happening to one of Canada’s greatest natural heritages … the lakes, rivers and oceans that make up our precious waterways! #stopsingleuse Plastic is everywhere. It makes up the bags at our grocery Read More

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LBW Travel x The Ocean Legacy Foundation: Cleaning up Marine Debris in Panama!

We’re very excited to announce that LBW Travel has teamed up with us to help remove plastic and other marine debris from San Blas Islands in Panama!  Watch the video below for more info: See more details about how you can join the effort here: START FUNDRAISING NOW! ➡  No time to fundraise?  There are Read More