Remember the rubber duckies that were lost from a barge in the Pacific Ocean in 1992? The floating toys have since been found all over the world, demonstrating the connectivity of currents in the oceans and putting a cute squeaky…
We had a very big year, with foam packaging bans, a landmark ban on microbeads, and the largest study of microplastic pollution in our region to date.
Last fall we set out for three weeks to learn more about how microplastics pollute the Chesapeake Bay. The data is almost ready! Find out more about the project.
Trash Free Maryland, founded in 2010, is a nonprofit organization focused on lasting change to prevent trash pollution.
Can cleaning up your neighborhood be part of the path to recovery? We hope so.
Our collective voices are strong, but mobilizing Marylanders around trash pollution is hard work.