Da Tumbler: Tumbling device helps to remove microplastics from Hawaii beaches

A beach cleaning tumbler machine that helps to remove microplastics from the sand is being used on beaches around Oahu, Hawaii. The simple device, known as “Da Tumbler”, spins sand and debris inside of a metal grate, catching debris and allowing clean sand to fall through. Ken G Kosada, who built the device, said: “I built these to clean our beaches in Hawaii but more … Continue reading Da Tumbler: Tumbling device helps to remove microplastics from Hawaii beaches

Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii’s Kahi Pacarro on what really matters

Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii’s Executive Director Kahi Pacarro quit his job in real estate development to go travelling. After two years of travelling, he returned home to Honolulu, Hawaii to witness much of what he saw on his travels – polluted waters and a general lack of respect for the environment. It urged him to set up a beach clean up program alongside a group of … Continue reading Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii’s Kahi Pacarro on what really matters