plastic pollution

Eco-Art Installations Help Visitors Visualize U.S. Consumption

October 6, 2009 / No Comments

Ever feel disgusted by the number of disposable items we consume everyday? Especially ones made from plastic, a material that is most enduring? NYC-based design agency MSLK shares your pain and has created a series of eco-art installations to help less conscientious individuals visualize the consequences of our consumption. [caption id="attachment_6641" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Watershed Eco-Art Installation Helps Visualize US Consumption"][/caption] MSLK's latest ...

Charles Moore : We are damned to a future of plastic pollution

March 6, 2008 / 1 Comment

Charles Moore is an oceanographer that spent over a decade investigating the Pacific Ocean. On February 23 he returned from a 5 weeks successful research voyage with terrifying results. Apparently a "garbage island" twice the size of the United States located, located between California, Hawaii and Japan is full of plastics and is held in place by underwater currents. Warning ...