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We humans are responsible for over 18 trillion pounds of plastic since the 1950’s. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the largest of five such trash collections in the ocean…

But Recycled Park in Rotterdam is doing something about it…

Here is a recent feature I reported on Seattle’s Morning News on a new “litter trap” that collects the plastic in the river before it makes its way to the ocean. They use the collected plastic they trap in the contraption to make hexagonal squares from the plastic for a floating park.

A floating park made entirely out of plastic collected in the river…

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Belltown resident filming drug and homeless activity to send message…

Story on Mynorthwest.com

Here’s my interview with Melody whose videos represents what life has become for many Seatttleite’s…her daily grind includes stepping by drug addicts shooting up on the sidewalk in broad daylight and people having sex in the alcove of her garage which they also use as a personal toilet…

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Plogging…a little/big something we could learn from the Swedes!

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Erik Ahlstrom is a Swedish man who believes that litter is a sign of a dysfunctional society. He’s started a new form of environmentalism called, Plogging. Simply put it means picking up trash with friends while jogging…and it’s having an impact in Sweden and across the world.

Learn all about Plogging in my feature on Seattle Morning News at KIRO Radio 97.3!

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