Of the 700 pounds of debris removed from the beach Saturday, over 4,000 objects were plastic, meaning 3 out of every 4 items picked up contained plastic. Last years February cleanup saw less than HALF the amount of plastics than this years. One year later, more than DOUBLE the plastics.
New Jersey has a huge opportunity to show its leadership in the fight against plastic pollution and you can help! CLICK HERE to send a message to your elected officials saying that you support banning plastic bags, straws, and foam in New Jersey.