Posts with the category ‘Trash’


Our Ocean is in Peril: Here’s What We Need to Do

This month, the LA Times ran an in-depth and distrubing expose: “Something is killing grey whales. Is it a sign of oceans in peril?” The piece documents an alarming trend… Read More…


A Legislative Solution for Microplastic Pollution

Photo: solarseven / shutterstock Written by Casey Cheng, Environmental Policy Intern from University of Southern California. Aptly named, “single-use” plastics are designed to be thrown away after fulfilling their single,… Read More…


California Coastkeeper Alliance Introduces Legislation to Tackle Microplastic Pollution

Microplastics, while tiny in size, are not a micro-problem. Microfibers, a form of microplastic pollution, shed from synthetic textiles, including our favorite outdoor and active wear, and are becoming increasingly… Read More…


2020 in Review: Progress in a Challenging Year

This year has presented many challenges – for our organization, our staff, and our society. Despite this, California Coastkeeper Alliance has made real progress toward swimmable, fishable, and drinkable waters… Read More…


Keeping Our Waterways Free from PPE During the Pandemic

Written by Chloe Fross, Legal Intern from Lewis & Clark Law School COVID-19 waste is turning up gloves, masks, hand sanitizer and all forms of vital personal protective equipment (PPE)… Read More…


#PlasticFreeJuly During COVID-19

Among the many bad things to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic is the resurgence of single-use plastic. It’s understandable that fears about this novel, largely unknown virus have led… Read More…


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…


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