Plastics Hidden in Plain Sight

Plastics Hidden in Plain Sight

Do you know what your things are made of? While this seems like a simple question, often the products we use consist of or include plastics, even if it doesn’t look like it. If it’s not made of glass, metal, rock, wood, paper, cotton or wool, it’s probably plastic....

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Thank you from the Algalita team

Thank you from the Algalita team

Over the span of 25 years, Algalita has participated in every aspect of the movement to end plastic pollution. We’ve investigated how plastics build up in our ocean, air, and wildlife. We actively share perspectives with plastic industry leaders, policy makers, and...

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Student Account of Youth Innovation Forum

Student Account of Youth Innovation Forum

A young journalist, Anoushka Gupta, who writes for Los Angeles Time High School Insider, attended Algalita’s recent 3-day event: the Youth Innovation Forum on Plastic Pollution. Her account of the event reveals a unique perspective of the Forum: “Algalita, a local...

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Interview with Captain Moore

Interview with Captain Moore

An interview conducted by Made out of WHAT – an organization supporting a global movement towards a trash-free world through art and design. Every so often, one gets the chance to meet people that touch your heart and mind like Captain Charles Moore – the ocean...

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Invasion of the Biosphere

Invasion of the Biosphere

Algalita Founder Captain Charles Moore, the man known for sparking “The Great Plastics Awakening” 20 years ago, strengthens the case for revolutionary change in a recent article published in the official journal of the Chinese Society of Oceanography: Acta...

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Algalita Youth Changing the World

Algalita Youth Changing the World

See how Algalita youth are accelerating the transition towards a world where plastic pollution is unthinkable.  TAKEACTION Help us build our community by donating or sharing our resources with a teacher, young person or family member. Together, we can arrive at a...

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Local Girl Scouts attempt to remove Styrofoam

Local Girl Scouts attempt to remove Styrofoam

LA Times Article 2/16/16 "It's Girl Scout cookie season and hundreds of troops are soliciting people for their donations for sweet treats. However, a group of Girl Scouts from the San Fernando Valley is focused more on asking for support on a project to...

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Join a Kayak Cleanup

Join a Kayak Cleanup

Every last Saturday of the month, 8:45 - 11:00 am.Rent a kayak for FREE if you participate in a cleanup! We provide all the gear you need. Minors must be accompanied by an adult and ALL participants must be able to swim.Email stephanie@algalita.org to reserve a...

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