Fighting Ocean Plastic Pollution with 5 Gyres

5gyres-ocean-plastic-pollution-600Hi everyone! Sorry I’ve been so MIA recently, but I have great news! I’m the new Executive Director of the 5 Gyres Institute, a non-profit that’s been fighting ocean plastic pollution for nearly a decade. This is a cause that’s close to my heart. [Read more…]

Microbead Free Waters Act Becomes Law

Now this is something to celebrate. Just under the wire of 2015, President Obama signed into law the Microbead Free Waters Act. Why is this important? [Read more…]

MN Takes Silver with #Microbead Ban

Yesterday, Minnesota announced a ban on plastic microbeads, nearly a year after Illinois became the first state to ban them. With New York’s Microbead-Free Waters Act pending, more states are set to follow suit, as lawmakers act on the microbead pollution problem.
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