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for Coastwatch Vol. 16 Issue 7, August 1989
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With an astonishing amount of recyclable materials ending up in landfills and the ocean, what other option is there for getting rid of waste? Recycling is the answer. Most things can be recycled and if recycling were to increase, the amount of waste buried would decrease dramatically.
There is more trash in the ocean than we know. Most of that trash is plastic. With new all-time high numbers of plastic waste in the ocean, residents and plastic companies alike are doing their part to reduce those numbers.
There is now a push to educate children about the problems and dangers of littering. Sixth graders even give sound advice on how to prevent and fix the littering problems currently in existence.