Straws: Documentary inspires sea of change on plastic straws

Straws is a short film which aims to show how plastic straws are contributing to plastic pollution and empowers people of all ages to be part of the solution. Straws may seem small and insignificant on their own, but they add up and leave an impact on a global scale. Over 500,000,000 straws are used once and get tossed each day in the US alone. Ocean … Continue reading Straws: Documentary inspires sea of change on plastic straws

The Smog of the Sea: Film shines a light on the smaller menace to the seas, microplastics

Documentary film, The Smog of the Sea, chronicles a week-long journey through the remote Sargasso Sea – the only sea on the Earth without a coastline, a sea without shores, located entirely within the Atlantic Ocean – to assess the fate of plastics in the world’s oceans. Marine scientist Marcus Eriksen invited onboard a crew to help him study the sea. The crew included renowned surfers Keith & … Continue reading The Smog of the Sea: Film shines a light on the smaller menace to the seas, microplastics

The Story of Stuff: Microfibers from washing clothes, another ocean pollutant

The Story of Stuff’s latest film is explaining how the tiny bits of synthetic fibers washing off clothes – think polyester yoga pants, fleeces and underwear even, among others – are creating an environmental catastrophe in the oceans. These microfiber pieces are smaller than a grain of rice, measuring less than 5mm in length, which mean they cannot be filtered out by washing machines or even … Continue reading The Story of Stuff: Microfibers from washing clothes, another ocean pollutant