TED + VICE: What’s The Great Pacific Garbage Patch? A floating trash Island the size of Texas

We recently celebrated the incredible work of Bureo and Carver Skateboards for their innovative and epic new board called the Ahi. Each board is made from 50 square feet of upcycled fishing nets collected from our oceans, much of which accumulates at the centers of our ocean’s gyres. Ever heard of the Texas sized island…

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Saving The Ocean By Turning Abandoned Fishing Nets Into Skateboards

There’s a giant island of trash the size of Texas that lives in the middle of the Pacific Ocean called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch; it’s a mass of micro and macro plastics, shipping containers, fishing nets, abandoned long lines (miles of hooked lines that continue to catch and kill), buoys, barrels, plastic bottles, lighters,…

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