Posts with the category ‘Trash’


California Coastkeeper Taking Action – What We’re Doing About Microplastics

In the Bay Area alone, seven trillion tiny pieces of plastic – equivalent to about a million pieces each for every man, woman, and child in the Bay Area –… Read More…


Ten Tips for Water Stewardship While Sheltering in Place

April is Earth Month, and here at California Coastkeeper Alliance that means celebrating and protecting all things water. Although most of us are sheltering in place, you might be looking… Read More…


Lessons Learned from Empowering the Homeless for Cleaner Rivers & Streams

Photo provided by Inland Empire Waterkeeper, as part of its work with the Clean Camp Coalition to improve water quality along the Santa Ana River. In California, over 151,000 people… Read More…


2019 In Review: Targeted Steps for Big Change

Photo: Shannon Switzer It can be tempting to focus only on the big picture. Eliminating single-use plastic. Sequestering carbon. Preventing sea level rise. But at California Coastkeeper Alliance, we know… Read More…


California Coastal Cleanup Day is September 21!

Saturday, September 21, 2019 is Coastal Cleanup Day, the world’s largest volunteer event to protect and preserve our environment. Volunteers from all over the world will do their part to… Read More…


California Legislature Sends Strong Message in 2018

The summer heat is waning, school is back in session, and the California legislative session has come to a close. Over the course of the summer, California Coastkeeper Alliance (CCKA)… Read More…


Trash Policy: Sample Social Media Posts

Trash Policy: Sample Social Media Posts These posts may be accompanied with a blog posted by your organization or an existing website by your organization centered around what you’re doing… Read More…


California Coastal Cleanup Day 2018

On Saturday, September 15, swap out your folding chairs for garbage bags and hit the beach for California Coastal Cleanup Day, the largest annual volunteer event in the U.S. Last… Read More…


An Invisible Threat to California Waters

California has led efforts to reduce the flow of plastics to our waterways. In 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed the nation’s first statewide plastic bag ban. In January 2016, the… Read More…


‘Ocean-First’ Business Model Helps Reduce Plastic Pollution

Since its launch in 2014, California Coastkeeper Alliance’s Blue Business Council has become an effective platform for amplifying and unifying a business voice to advocate for clean water and a… Read More…


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