Saving the World’s Beaches
Ice cream, picnics and beach balls are staples of summer at the beach. They are also sources of alarming oceanic pollution: plastic bottles, fishing lines, netting, cigarette butts, food wrappings and more are washing up on the world's beaches. The average cigarette butt takes 12 years to biodegrade, while a plastic bag takes up to 1,000 years. Can clean sand be a reality, or will waste be our legacy?