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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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CBC Radio Interview: Chloe Dubois on All Points West – Surrey group recycles almost 20 tonnes of Vancouver Island beach debris

READ THE ARTICLE: Surrey group recycles almost 20 tonnes of Vancouver Island beach debris All Points West January 10, 2017 Season 2017, Episode 300275589 08:43 “What it’s really coming down to is our consum ption habits of plastic and how we dispose of that plastic is really affecting our local communities as well as our Read More

Hidden Heroes

Now Newspaper: HIDDEN HEROES, Surrey couple is keen to clean the globe’s oceans

Article From The Now Newspaper By TOM ZILLICH February 2, 2017 · 10:45 AM Newton’s Chloé Dubois and James Middleton are founders of the Ocean Legacy Foundation. / TOM ZILLICH SURREY — Chloé Dubois has seen her share of plastic drink containers floating in the ocean off Vancouver Island, but it was the number of Read More

The 14 Day Upcycle Challenge Kids

CBC News: Scores of children help divert beach garbage from landfill

Field-tripping children and volunteers race to clear a warehouse of recyclables By Rafferty Baker, CBC News Posted: Oct 14, 2016 11:09 AM PTLast Updated: Oct 14, 2016 11:09 AM PT Chloe Dubois with Ocean Legacy Foundation stands in front of a pile of Styrofoam sorted by groups of children, (Krista Tulloch) Groups of school children have Read More

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40 Tons of Marine Debris Collected From Beach in British Columbia – Global News

SOURCE: http://globalnews.ca/news/2966393/40-tonnes-of-ocean-garbage-collected-off-vancouver-island-unloaded-in-richmond/ WATCH: A barge loaded with 40 tonnes of marine garbage collected by volunteers arrived in Richmond Tuesday. And while it was expected that most of it would be leftover from the 2011 Japanese Tsunami, the real story is even more disturbing. Linda Aylesworth reports. A barge filled with 40 tonnes of marine debris Read More

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Tsunami debris cleared from Island beaches – Times Colonist

Times Colonist 21 Sep 2016 JEFF LEE ARNT ARNTZEN, LIVING OCEANS SOCIETYA coastal recovery operation began Tuesday to clear dozens of beaches on the west coast of Vancouver Island of debris and plastics. Much of it washed ashore after the 2011 tsunami that swept Japan. Work began Tuesday to clear dozens of beaches on the Read More