Get the Plastic Pollution Out of Your Personal Care Products!

Please SHARE this information…if you’re like me, and tired of all the plastic junk in our lives, polluting our planet (and our water systems, too), then read on: 5 Gyres has passionately worked to document the issues of plastic pollution.  Microbeads are a great illustration of poor product design that we can do something about.  Thanks…

Plastic Cesspool: Our Ocean System?

          This in from the Smithsonian: Plastic is the most pervasive pollutant in the ocean today. But researchers have struggled to estimate just how much of the 6 billion tons of plastic that has been manufactured since the mid-20th century ultimately winds up in the ocean. Based on the calculations, at…