Tag Archive: Plastic Tides

Barra Nova, Brazil – Zero Waste swaps 

We left Parajuru October 21st, performed a well-needed beach clean-up and headed to Barra Nova — another fisherman’s village up the coast.   Our time here has been very enjoyable as we’ve continued… Continue reading

Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility

Plastic Tides is on the Lush Charity pot lids this week! Lush has been very generous in helping us build community awareness about plastic pollution in Ithaca, Hawaii and Bermuda. We like this… Continue reading

The Devil’s Isle Challenge with PLASTIC TIDES

Areal Photo credit: John Singleton Although I’m writing my thesis due in 2.5 months I’d planned to go to Bermuda to help my Plastic Tides partners out with the race they’d been planing… Continue reading

Microplastic Found in one of Hawai’i ‘s most remote streams.

As co-founder of Plastic Tides, last January while in Hawai’i doing my Masters thesis fieldwork I took the opportunity to adventure off on an expedition in search of plastic pollution in one of the… Continue reading

Plastic Tides in the Press. Timeline: 1 year !

A few links to Plastic Tides in the News:  Cornell Sustainable campus: “A kickstarter campaign to stem plastic pollution“ and “Cayuga Lake SUP CUp presents: The Canal“ Today in Bermuda: “Plastic Tides Team Returns to… Continue reading

Plastic Tides @ the Cayuga Lake SUP CuP

Plastic Tides Youth Internship – Wild Foraging

On the expedition we ate cattails, thimble berries and made sumac lemonade

Plastic Tides Science- Trawl Design

Plastic Tides is actively involved in sampling microbeads in the water. On our first expedition in Bermuda, we used a trawl designed by the Plastic Ocean Project that is dragged behind a boat to sample the floating… Continue reading

Plastic Tides Youth internship

As part of Plastic Tides’ efforts to educate children, Christian Shaw (project leader)  developed a Stand Up Paddle (SUP) board summer program for children to experience our some of our undertakings. (You can… Continue reading

Plastic Tides @ Grassroots festival

This week-end,  I went to Grassroots Festival as a Plastic Tides representative to document plastic consumption. This festival, that attracts hippies from across the country is known to be sustainable – I went… Continue reading

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