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The Washed Ashore Project

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June 14, 2014

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The Washed Ashore Project

When the soil disappears, the soul disappears.

– Terri Guillemets –

The Washed Ashore Project

What do 3 tons of garbage look like? If you are Angela Haseltine Pozzi, you turn this trash into sculptures that draw attention to the problem of plastic pollution. Unlike other artists that work with plastic beach debris, she doesn’t cut everything up into tiny, beautiful pieces so you don’t know where this plastic came from — you can see each piece of plastic for what it is — and you know that it was purchased by someone. A jelly fish made of discarded water bottles, a fish made of flip flops, coral made from styrofoam…you get the idea…Each one of us has a hand in creating the plastic pollution that affects every beach in the world. { read more }

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Think about ways in which you can “upcycle” household waste. Need ideas? Here are 45 ways to reuse plastic water bottles. { more }

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